Celebrating our successes: NAA declares Champions leader one of the best

Public speaking is a challenge for many, but not for Stacy Silverman, senior quality and accreditation advisor for Champions. Earlier this year the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) named him one of their top 25 convention presenters of 2016. “I could not be happier to see Stacy receive this recognition!” said Gretchen Yeager, Champions’ director of quality…

Tool kit gives teachers what they need to support every child

Meeting the unique needs of every child is easy when you’ve got the right tools. Center Director Emily Els at KinderCare in Rowlett, Texas, swears by Inclusion Service’s social emotional development tool kit as something that helps her make her center an inclusive and loving space for all children. Els, who’s seen an increase in…

Teacher helps infants find their voice

Today’s story comes from Monya Vuletic, a KinderCare district manager in southern New Jersey. While out and about visiting centers she met a teacher who takes the KinderCare Education service values, particularly “I meet the unique needs of every child,” to heart. Vuletic explains how this teacher embodies our company values below in her own…

Tom Talks: Back to School is here!

Spring/Summer 2016 by KinderCare Education This Back to School season, we have the opportunity to impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of children–that means 100 percent occupation in our centers and sites across the board.

Culture, teamwork motivate EA Jodi McKinney

Jodi McKinney is one to take a challenge head-on. Since arriving at KinderCare Education as the Executive Assistant to Wei-Li Chong, Executive Vice President of People & Experience, McKinney has always managed to stay one step ahead of her busy boss. Whether it’s making sure Chong has everything he needs for his many days (even…

KinderCare Education mission holds special meaning for this EA

During his 17-year career, Jason Mathews has worked in a wide variety of roles, including compliance trainer and financial analyst at Nike and executive assistant here at KinderCare Education. But of all the positions he’s held throughout his career, he likes the EA role the best. “Every day is different,” he said. “I like the…

Center celebrates grand opening, 100 percent occupancy

The Center City KinderCare Learning Center in Philadelphia has a lot to celebrate: last December they moved to a new space just down the hall from their old location (read all about it here), and in May they had their official grand opening. During those in-between months the center’s population grew and they’re now 100…