Teacher earns national award for volunteer work

Giving back is a core part of who Shirley Singleton is. When she’s not in the infant room at the Columbia Gateway Drive KinderCare center in Columbia, Md., this teacher can likely be found lending a hand to someone in her community. It’s just what she does. “My mother brought us up that way,” Shirley…

Teacher’s passion for writing gets her published

Desiree Toldo always loved writing, whether it was short stories for college classes or the parent newsletter at the Englewood KinderCare in Ohio. Publicly sharing her work wasn’t something she thought of until last year when her sister-in-law introduced her to an editor at a new online magazine, The Missing Piece. The Missing Piece is…

Champions Site Director named local hero

Melanie Buxton, site director at Champions in Federal Way, Wash., is more than a positive influence in the lives of the children she serves every day. Her efforts to go above and beyond to make an impact on her community have earned her a Hero Award, an award given by Federal Way Public Schools in…

The NSC celebrates Take Your Child to Work Day

Last Thursday, nearly 40 children spent the day at the NSC learning about KinderCare Education, participating in educational workshops, and had fun making new friends. KCE’s annual Take Your Child to Work Day featured a cooking workshop with KCE Dietician Courtney Hines, Mad Science with Molly Molecule, Improv with Comedy Sportz, and puppet making with…

Learning lights up at West Dodge KinderCare

On Monday, April 24, our newest KinderCare Learning Center opened its doors to children and families in Omaha. West Dodge KinderCare, a brand-new building and the second KinderCare center to open in 2017, celebrated with families, staff, and community members at their Grand Opening on Saturday, April 29. “We’re honored to serve the Omaha community, and…