Massachusetts CD helps employees create KinderCare careers

For more than 30 years Lorene Griffin has been the center director at the KinderCare Learning Center in Billerica, Mass., hiring many aspiring teachers to work in her classrooms. Griffin does more than just hire new teachers though – she sets those educators on a career path with KinderCare. In fact, several of her former…

7 weeks of great educators: Congratulations Betty Wheeler!

This year, seven employees will celebrate 40 years or more with KinderCare Education. Today we continue our series honoring the educators around our company who have inspired generations of learners with a look at Betty Wheeler, a prekindergarten teacher at the Telegraph Road KinderCare Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Wheeler celebrated her 42nd anniversary with KinderCare…

Learners for life

“As the nation’s leader in early childhood education, we want to ensure that we’re providing our teachers and staff with ongoing opportunities to learn and grow,” said Vice President of Total Rewards Sarah Redgrave. “Our commitment to professional development, paired with our curriculum, distinguishes us from our competitors and makes KinderCare Education a great place…

Four tips for encouraging picky eaters

At KinderCare Education, we know that growth starts from the inside out. Having a healthy body means having a healthy mind and we want to nourish and fuel the children in our care to learn and grow. That’s why, over the next few weeks, we’re sharing stories about the nutrition improvements we’ve made and celebrating…

7 weeks of great educators: Congratulations Hattie Mae Covington!

As we at KinderCare Education celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re kicking off a series of stories about educators around our company who have inspired generations of learners. In 2016, seven employees are celebrating 40 years or more with KinderCare Education. Today, we highlight one of those teachers: Hattie Mae Covington, a toddler teacher at the…

Inspiring teachers

Fact: A teacher can have a lasting impression on a student. Of course, children (and teachers) may not realize just how meaningful those interactions are, or how much a particular educator’s lesson “stuck” until long after the school bell rings. However, it’s never too late to reflect on one’s most memorable teacher and to thank…