KinderCare Dance-a-thon raises money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Children, families, and staff at KinderCare in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., got moving for a good cause last month while building their community. Center Director Jenna Weisman threw a Dance-a-thon at her center to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. “I’ve partnered with Alex’s Lemonade Stand before and wanted to have an event that would bridge…

The next step: Transitional kindergarten

The step between Pre-K and Kindergarten can be a big one. When children aren’t quite ready, or aren’t old enough to enroll in their local kindergarten program, KinderCare Education’s Transitional Kindergarten program fills the gap without requiring children to repeat Pre-K – and makes sure children have all the skills they need to move on…

Summer Picnic success at Providence Park!

Last weekend, hundreds of KinderCare Education employees and their families gathered at Providence Park for the company’s annual Summer Picnic. Families were greeted by friendly faces as they entered the gates and soon after had the chance to have their picture taken in a fun photo booth or snap a selfie. The expansive field, usually…

New School-Age Curriculum helps children learn focus and self-control

Our new School-Age Curriculum is full of fun academic activities to excite children about learning. The new curriculum focuses on six content areas that are critical for children’s future success: Character Development, Community, Creative Expression, Executive Function, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Literacy. Remember the game “Red Light, Green Light” from your childhood? At the time, it was…

KinderCare kids meet the “President of Pennsylvania”

Center Director Curt Gussler is no stranger to Harrisburg’s Capitol Hill. As Vice President of Support for the Capitol Area Association for the Education of Young Children (CAAEYC), a NAEYC affiliate, Gussler helps award grants to early childhood education programs and scholarships for professional development to ECE teachers, among other things. Aside from being a…

Lend a helping hand: Consider contributing to the One Fund today

When tragedy strikes, our first instinct is to help. This week, many members of our KinderCare Education family are experiencing hardship following natural disasters in Louisiana and California. The US Coast Guard and other first responders have rescued more than 20,000 people in Louisiana following extreme rains and flooding in the area last weekend and…

Wedding bells ring at Whippany KinderCare

When infant teacher Carolyne Casey (née Smith) got engaged and told her coworkers that she was planning on a small ceremony at the local courthouse, her KinderCare family had other plans. It needed to be special, they said. And so, last week, Carolyne and her then-finance Pete were married at KinderCare in Whippany, N.J., surrounded…