KinderCare Education Reads Big with King Elementary School

For the fourth year running, KinderCare Education has teamed up with the Portland Trail Blazers for Read Big – a program with the goal to get kids reading. Last week, Read Big held an assembly at King Elementary School in Portland to celebrate rock star readers. Blazers point guard Shabazz Napier and mascot Blaze the…

Champions and the case of the mysterious sign

Champions students at Woodlands Elementary in Kitsap, Wash., made the front page of their local newspaper last month as they tried to solve the mystery of the missing sign. After a heavy snow fall in February, children were exploring the field behind their school when they found a large drive-thru espresso sign abandoned in a…

Community and compassion drive Quality Achievement Award Winner Elena Sciuto’s Champions program

Each year, Champions honors site directors who go above and beyond in creating a high-quality before-and-after school environment. Quality Achievement Award Winner Elena Sciuto, who leads the Champions program at Endeavor Elementary School in Orlando works hard to create a sense of community and togetherness for her students. With lots of love and positive reinforcement, Elena’s students…

Can you spell W-I-N-N-E-R? Michelle Mazzulo wins Schoolhouse Supplies’ Celebrity Spelling Bee

Last week, KinderCare Education’s very own Regional Director Michelle Mazzulo faced off against company leaders from across Portland at the annual Schoolhouse Supplies Celebrity Spelling Bee. Schoolhouse Supplies is a Portland nonprofit that supports public education by providing students and teachers with classroom supplies. “It was all for a good cause, and I just kept…

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…

Grumble the Sock Monster helps kids connect to their community

Charmaine Balaoro, Site Director and Field Coach at Champions in Elk Grove, Calif., wanted to get her students involved in their community this winter. She knew they could make a positive impact, and with a little creativity, she turned her sock drive into something interactive and fun. Thanks to Grumble the Sock Monster, Charmaine and…