Share the SPARK: Summit keynotes

Keep your SPARK burning bright! Keynote addresses by Tom Wyatt, Elanna Yalow, Wei-Li Chong, Gary Binkoski, Barbara Willer, and Mike Milken are now available on Vimeo. Use these videos to remember lessons learned at the Summit or share them with your team to keep the SPARK alive. To access the videos, click the links below…

Wei-Li: Engagement is not an activity, it’s who we are

Announces Employee Relief Fund, strengthened engagement at CD Summit Wei-Li Chong showcased his commitment to radical cultural change at Knowledge Universe in his keynote address at the Center Director Summit Wednesday morning. Wei-Li empowered center directors to continue improving employee and family engagement throughout the organization, which he hopes will someday be “world class.” “Only…

CD Summit is underway!

The 2014 CD Summit is underway, and nearly 2,000 center directors from around the country are gathered to build our business. “Spark isn’t just meant to be a theme,” said CEO Tom Wyatt during his talk on Tuesday morning, “It’s meant to be the beginning of the rest of your life.” This morning, Tom and…

The Countdown to CD Summit

It’s less than a week away, and the stage is getting set for the 2014 CD Summit in Orlando, Florida. (Center Directors, see your email for the more detailed “Before you Depart” message.) It’s going to be a week of excitement as CDs and KU leaders across all brands gather to talk about our journey…

Igniting Summit excitement on Yammer

More than 200 center directors are igniting a spirited conversation about the upcoming CD Summit over on Yammer: everything from region pride to how their center exemplifies our service values. This week’s topic is accreditation. Readers are sharing their tips for connecting the meaning of accreditation with families: “[Make] it evident in your center, [get]…

Introducing the SPARK Spirit Award

So who is going to give KinderCare Region 6 the first challenge in the race to be the SPARK Spirit Award winner? Coming out of the Field Leader Summit, Region 6’s karoake talents earned them five GlowBucks. Now the contest is wide open with the trophy up for grabs at the CD Summit. Only one region will take home the honors by…

Get Ready to Shine at SPARK!

Are you ready for the 2014 Knowledge Universe Center Director Summit? As the leaders who spark meaningful moments every day, we look forward to seeing you all together to share stories, build skills, and illuminate those true difference-makers in our organization. Get ready to let your light shine! But before you can SPARK up the…