The next step: Transitional kindergarten

The step between Pre-K and Kindergarten can be a big one. When children aren’t quite ready, or aren’t old enough to enroll in their local kindergarten program, KinderCare Education’s Transitional Kindergarten program fills the gap without requiring children to repeat Pre-K – and makes sure children have all the skills they need to move on…

Teacher helps infants find their voice

Today’s story comes from Monya Vuletic, a KinderCare district manager in southern New Jersey. While out and about visiting centers she met a teacher who takes the KinderCare Education service values, particularly “I meet the unique needs of every child,” to heart. Vuletic explains how this teacher embodies our company values below in her own…

Seven weeks of great educators: Congratulations Pauline Crump!

Seven KinderCare Education employees will celebrate 40 years (or more) with the company this year. We’re honoring each of those educators in ONE with our “7 weeks of great educators” series. This week we meet Pauline Crump, an assistant director at the 76th Street KinderCare Learning Center in Milwaukie, Wisc., celebrating her 40th anniversary with…

7 weeks of great educators: Congratulations Vivian Greene!

Seven KinderCare Education employees will celebrate 40 years (or more) with the company this year. Today we continue our series “7 weeks of great educators,” honoring these educators who have inspired generations of learners with a few questions with Vivian Greene, a prekindergarten teacher at the Isaac Newtown Square KinderCare center in Reston, Va. In…

7 weeks of great educators: Congratulations Veronica Ammon!

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re running a series of stories about educators around our company who have inspired generations of learners. In 2016, seven employees are celebrating 40 years or more with KinderCare Education. Today, we highlight one of those teachers: Veronica Ammon, a prekindergarten teacher at the Fremont KinderCare in Fremont, Calif.,…

7 weeks of great educators: Congratulations Betty Wheeler!

This year, seven employees will celebrate 40 years or more with KinderCare Education. Today we continue our series honoring the educators around our company who have inspired generations of learners with a look at Betty Wheeler, a prekindergarten teacher at the Telegraph Road KinderCare Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Wheeler celebrated her 42nd anniversary with KinderCare…

Learners for life

“As the nation’s leader in early childhood education, we want to ensure that we’re providing our teachers and staff with ongoing opportunities to learn and grow,” said Vice President of Total Rewards Sarah Redgrave. “Our commitment to professional development, paired with our curriculum, distinguishes us from our competitors and makes KinderCare Education a great place…

7 weeks of great educators: Congratulations Hattie Mae Covington!

As we at KinderCare Education celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re kicking off a series of stories about educators around our company who have inspired generations of learners. In 2016, seven employees are celebrating 40 years or more with KinderCare Education. Today, we highlight one of those teachers: Hattie Mae Covington, a toddler teacher at the…