New school-age curriculum a hit with Champions students

According to Champions Site Director (and Legacy Award winner) Leslie Baar, our new school-age curriculum is a real hit with students at her program in Loveland, Ohio. Children enjoy the new activities and daily challenges while staff love the ability to pick and choose activities the most excite their students. But don’t just take our…

Creating a brighter future at the Alaska Women’s Summit

Alaska: wild, remote, beautiful. It takes a hardy kind of person to thrive in the northern latitudes, but hardy doesn’t have to mean solo. Each year, the Alaska Women’s Summit invites business and government leaders to a conference focused on the needs of Alaskan women – their issues, challenges, and the resources available to them.…

Champions student finds she’s got the “write” stuff

When St. Columban School Champions Site Director Porschaé Whitaker and her team in Loveland, Ohio, started using the new school-age curriculum, they focused on one of our Service Values: “I care about the specific needs of each child at my site.” Little did they know that focus would lead to a breakthrough for one student.…

Welcome to the Family!

  Lyssa Horvath, Curriculum and Content Developer II Start date: 10/17/2016 Share a bit about your professional background: I came to KCE from Nike, where I worked as a Preschool Teacher in one of their onsite Child Development Centers. Before that I lived in Philadelphia and worked at Arch Street Preschool, where I learned to celebrate children…

Never fear! Your BFF at work is here!

We all have those days: Days when you want to crawl back into bed and start over again. Shauna Kelly, the prekindergarten teacher at the Moorpark KinderCare center in Calif., had a rough day recently. Her co-teacher, Meena Zulmai, noticed and came to work the next day with a surprise – a card and flowers…