Creating a brighter future at the Alaska Women’s Summit

Alaska: wild, remote, beautiful. It takes a hardy kind of person to thrive in the northern latitudes, but hardy doesn’t have to mean solo. Each year, the Alaska Women’s Summit invites business and government leaders to a conference focused on the needs of Alaskan women – their issues, challenges, and the resources available to them.…

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…

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…

KinderCare Education earns Innovation at Work Award from ADP

Earlier this month five companies, including KinderCare Education, earned awards from ADP for using best practices in human capital management solutions that support their company’s human resources and payroll needs. The winners were selected by ADP with input from independent industry experts. Cathy Maloney, Senior Director of Shared Services for KinderCare Education’s Finance department, was…

KinderCare Education joins Teach to Lead

Nation’s largest private provider of ECE now a supporter of teacher leadership initiative KinderCare Education has been invited to join the U.S. Department of Education as a supporter of Teach to Lead, an initiative created to expand opportunities for teacher leadership. The initiative, spearheaded by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the U.S. Department…

Child’s Learning Journey guide now available

NSC employees recently received a colorful new booklet on their desk: “A Guide to Your Child’s Learning Journey.” The Marketing Department at Knowledge Universe recently created this step-by-step guide to serve as a tool for families who are new to our centers and for parents of children who are transitioning from one classroom to another.…

Watch: Honoring every child

When we say that we meet the unique needs of every child, what does that really mean? In this video Kate Jordan-Downs, director of inclusion services for KinderCare, explains that particular service value as well as KinderCare’s commitment to inclusion.

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…