WATCH: Joy Kuhn honored with educator award

As a parent, Joy Kuhn knows how important it is for children to have someone in their life to care for and teach them. “Joy always goes above and beyond and is always thinking of new things to do with her kids,” said Tina Gushwa, the center director at the KinderCare in Colorado Springs, Colorado.…

CD is “a leader through and through”

Knowledge Universe teachers and staff make a difference in the lives of children and families every day, but it isn’t every day that they hear directly from their families about the impact they’re making. One Pittsburgh family from the North Hills KinderCare wanted to take some time to share their thoughts about their center director…

The NSC takes ‘All-Hands’ to the Moda Center

The National Support Center took to the Moda Center Wednesday for the annual All-Hands meeting, a year-end rally around our mission and service values and a look ahead to our strategic priorities for 2015: people, educational excellence and profitable growth. (Check out the slideshow here and see more about it on Yammer #allhands.) The entryway walls…

KinderCare moves in to Manhasset

Long Island, New York, just welcomed its sixth KinderCare with the opening of a new center in Manhasset. The center celebrated its grand opening with families and local dignitaries last Saturday. See photos of the new center and their grand opening celebration here. The new 10,639-square-foot center, conveniently located within walking distance of a Long…

WATCH: First-ever Champions educator award winner Leslie Barr

Leslie Barr is dedicated to providing the Champions students at Loveland Primary School in Loveland, Ohio, with the best early childhood education experience possible. Last year, she won the Champions Quality Achievement Award, and this year she is the first Champions teacher to win the KU Early Childhood Educator Award. “I think Leslie deserves this…

New parent jitters: the second time around

It’s perfectly natural for a parent to feel nervous when dropping off their child for the first time at one of our centers. Usually that feeling goes away when Mom or Dad realizes their little one is in good hands with our teachers. Once a new baby enters the picture though, those old feelings can…

Unanimous decision: Tammie Garloff is Best in Class

It’s not just the kids and her colleagues who sing Tammie’s praises. Here’s what some of her parents had to say when they learned the news: “My family was extremely proud and it just validates what we already knew, they are the Best in Class.” “Without a doubt, we have complete trust in this facility…