Accreditation is a way of life at KinderCare in Illinois

For 23 years, the KinderCare center in Roselle, Ill., has been committed to providing the highest quality early childhood education experience for the families they serve. Since 1993, the center has maintained their accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children without any lapse. “We hold a higher standard for everything we…

100 yards opens up a new world for Philly KinderCare

Generally speaking, relocating a child care center is stressful: between the scramble to find a new location before the old lease ends, to helping families adjust to both the news and to new commute patterns, to the monumental task of packing everything up, moving can be an enormous challenge. But not always. The Center City…

High enrollers

These center directors are doing a lot of things right – and they have the Back to School enrollment numbers to prove it. Each topped the list for highest percentage of growth enrollment during a single week of the Back to School season. Here’s what’s working for them. Courtney Tate Halcyon Park KinderCare Montgomery, Al.…

New CCLC center gives new parents peace of mind

The newest CCLC center is full of light and color – and the newest members of the MINDBODY company family. MINDBODY is a technology company that provides business management software like online appointment booking for wellness services. As the company grew, more and more of the 950 employees at their headquarters needed high-quality childcare; something…

Tom Talks episode 1: Continuing our impressive growth

Welcome to Tom Talks, a new weekly podcast with Knowledge Universe CEO Tom Wyatt. Today, Tom talks about the great potential for growth at KU. “The environment and experience at a center that is [full] is remarkably different…it’s more fun,” says Tom. A full center presents the opportunity to make a lifelong impact on more…

Service Values Storybook spotlights most engaged centers

Every day, center directors and their staff work hard to build lasting relationships with every family that walks through the center door. Whether it be helping a child learn to tie her shoes, or helping getting center families engaged in a community event, every center has the potential to make a lasting impact on children…

Tiffany Turner moves mountains at South Park KinderCare

When Tiffany Turner arrived at South Park KinderCare as a Center Director three years ago, she had no idea how much it would take to turn the center around. Though originally scheduled to close, South Park made a comeback, and Turner and her teachers celebrated the center’s 31st anniversary in September. “It was hard at…

South Korea Childcare Leaders Visit New York CCLC

With years of experience under her belt, center tours are a breeze for Kim Palumbo. But a recent tour threw her and her team for a loop. Generally the people requesting tours are parents, but every now and again a different sort of visitor drops by. Center Director Kim and her staff at CCLC 90…