Welcome to the Family: Padraic McConville!

In March 2016, Padraic McConville joined the KinderCare Education family as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development. He’s come a long way from cooking pizzas in his neighborhood pizza shop. Get to know Padraic a little more below! Why did you join KinderCare Education?I joined KinderCare for two reasons. First – I very much believe in the…

Meet Story of the Month winner Deb Robinson!

The votes are counted and our Story of the Month winner is Deb Robinson! The infant teacher at KinderCare Learning Center in Shoreview, Minn., goes above and beyond in building great relationships with her families. Share Deb’s card with your teams to inspire the way they live out our Service Values every day! Read more about Deb and how…

Glad, mad, sad

Two multicultural puppets, a brightly colored timer, and one very mad mouse: What are they doing in KinderCare Education centers? The puppets help children learn to express emotion; the timers prepare them for transitions; and the mouse teaches calming skills. “All of these tools are now in every one of our centers, as part of…

Beach Elementary School reads big with KinderCare Education

On Tuesday, more than 140 KinderCare Education employees marched to Beach Elementary School in northeast Portland to donate books and kick off the school’s partnership with Read Big. The school’s 500 children were given a book for their home library to get them excited about reading. “The best part for me was that the child…

#BTS2016 Yammer winners share their secrets to success

This summer, we challenged Center Directors to share how they prepared for Back to School on Yammer with #BTS2016. Winners of our #BTS2016 Yammer contest are featured below. These Center Directors set a great example this Back to School season. By using their Power Hour and the Enrollment Whiteboard, these superstar CDs engaged their staff,…

An a-Dory-able family night

By Scott Seaholm, Assistant Director, South Loop KinderCare With a gentle wind blowing in from Lake Michigan, the sun begins to set behind the city skyline; an excited murmur rises from children, parents, and neighbors who have gathered in Cottontail Park as the projector flickers to life. “The movie is starting!” Last month, the South Loop…

Welcome to the Family!

  We welcome new members to our KinderCare Education family every day, whether they’re children, parents, or new employees at the NSC. Each month, we’ll showcase the NSC’s freshest faces here, in Welcome to the Family. Say hello to our newest family members!   Justin Ostrander, Field Finance, Senior Financial Analyst Start date: 8/15/2016 Share a…

The future is bright with KinderCare Education’s new School-Age curriculum

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 and not typically addressed during the school day: character development, community, creative expression, executive function, inquiry-based learning, and literacy.   As our teachers bring our curriculum…