Inspiring pair raises money for American Cancer Society

Amidst all of the training and team building at Professional Development Day, one KinderCare center in Greenfield, Wisc., took time to talk about two rock star school-agers trying to make a difference in their community. Amelia and Alivia are working together to raise money for cancer awareness. “I’ve personally been inspired by Amelia and Alivia,” said…

Celebrating diversity on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

At KinderCare Learning Center center in Morgan Hill, Calif., Center Director Maarit McCrossen and her staff strive to include all families’ unique cultures and beliefs in the center’s activities. On Monday, Maarit and her team celebrated another champion of diversity – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day helps children understand…

Preschoolers practice their yoga poses

In the spirit of the New Year, Center Director Jennifer Fairfield is challenging families at her KinderCare center in Germantown, Md., to make health a priority. Last week, her preschool teacher Ms. Yan led her students in a yoga class. “They loved it,” said Jennifer. “Parents said some students were practicing at home.” Children were…

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…

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…