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ChildCare Conversations with Kate and Carrie

Kate and Carrie have over 62 years in the childcare business industry and bring that background to their conversations. Having worked with over 5000 childcare programs across the country in the last 30 years together they are a fun and powerful team - ready to help you tackle your problems with practical solutions.

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Episode 193: Why is Advocacy Essential in the Child Care Industry?
In part one of the Childcare Conversations advocacy series, Carrie and Kate emphasize the critical role of advocacy in the childcare industry, focusing on legislative actions in Texas. They discuss the importance of education and speaking up for the sector and children, highlighting a legislative directive on tax credits for childcare centers. They urge early childhood professionals to become advocates and inform others about industry issues. The hosts conclude with a call to action for listeners to get involved in advocacy and tune in for more discussions on the topic in future episodes.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
15:54 3/19/24
Episode 192: How Can Child Care Centers Prevent Poisoning Risks?
In this week's episode, Carrie and Kate discuss Poison Prevention Week and how important this topic is for childcare centers. They identify common hazards such as cleaning supplies, medications, hand sanitizer, plants, and electronic toys. The duo emphasizes the necessity of proper labeling and secure storage of toxic substances to prevent accidental poisonings among children. They also discuss recognizing poisoning symptoms and the increased use of hand sanitizer, particularly due to the pandemic, noting its potential toxicity. The conversation underscores the importance of vigilance in childcare environments to protect children from various poisoning risks.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
32:29 3/12/24
Episode 191: Planning and Marketing Summer Programs: Tips for Reaching Potential Clients
In this episode, hosts Kate and Carrie focus on the crucial task of planning and marketing summer programs for childcare centers. They emphasize the need for early preparation and the use of a well-maintained prospect list to reach potential clients. The hosts suggest innovative marketing tactics, like themed attire and props, to make a memorable impression at community events. They also propose distributing activity-filled paper bags at kids' sporting events to engage parents. Additionally, they discuss the importance of offering unique summer camp themes and activities, managing school-age children effectively, and the financial advantages of providing quality summer programs.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
29:09 3/5/24
Episode 190: Spring Conference Season
In this podcast episode, early childhood education professionals Kate and Carrie discuss their packed schedule of upcoming conferences and presentations. They highlight the importance of attending these events for professional development and networking. They also touch on their director credentialing program and its positive impact on early childhood programs. The hosts encourage directors to share their accomplishments and look out for the chance to be recognized as a Super Director in Texas. The episode wraps up with a reminder of the value of self-promotion and an invitation for listeners to engage with their content online.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
19:20 2/24/24
Episode 189: How Can Childcare Directors Build Positive Relationships with Licensing Representatives?
In this week's episode, Kate and Carrie discuss strategies for childcare directors to build positive relationships with licensing representatives. They advise on proactive communication, seeking input on program developments, and overcoming apprehension towards reps. Kate and Carrie suggest gestures of hospitality during visits and stress the importance of professionalism and documentation. Their tips are based on extensive industry experience, aiming to help directors foster collaborative partnerships with licensing reps to enhance childcare program quality.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
33:57 2/20/24
Episode 188: The Most Effective Strategies for Navigating Licensing Inspections
In this episode, hosts Kate and Carrie delve into the intricacies of licensing inspections for childcare centers. They discuss the importance of a proactive approach, positive relationships with inspectors, and immediate issue resolution. They also cover the appeals process for citations and underscore the value of thorough documentation, including video recording inspections. They advise childcare directors to be present during inspections, take timely corrective actions, and maintain a constructive attitude. The episode concludes with a call for continuous learning and leveraging peer support to navigate the complexities of childcare licensing.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
19:20 2/13/24
Episode 187: The Most Essential Tips for Setting Up an Infant Classroom
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie explore the nuances of setting up an infant classroom within a childcare center. Carrie shares her expertise in optimizing budget and space, advising against overcrowding with excessive equipment and suggesting the use of smaller cribs for both financial and developmental benefits. The conversation covers practical tips on sourcing affordable cribs, planning for evacuation, and meeting specific room requirements. Carrie also discusses the importance of a tailored infant curriculum and the role of toys in infant development. Additionally, they touch upon the infant room as a loss leader in childcare business strategy, emphasizing its long-term value despite higher costs. The episode concludes with an offer of further assistance to listeners interested in developing their infant care programs, contact us for business coaching and help.Β Blog post about opening an infant room: https://texasdirector.org/infant-classroom/Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
30:45 2/6/24
Episode 186: How to Start a Childcare Center in Texas
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie explore the multifaceted process of opening a childcare center in Texas. They cover the importance of aligning educational philosophy with the center's physical environment, financial planning, and understanding credit requirements. The discussion includes the need for proper qualifications, managing business operations, and complying with zoning and building codes. They also address the practicalities of remodeling a building for childcare use, ensuring renovations meet licensing standards and the importance of marketing and clear signage. Operational policies, licensing steps, and the value of a grand opening event are also discussed, providing a comprehensive guide for starting a child care center.Read the blog post: https://texasdirector.org/how-to-open-a-daycare-in-texas/Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
25:54 1/30/24
Episode 185: The Most Effective Strategies for Navigating Insurance Hurdles in Child Care Programs
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie explore the difficulties childcare programs in Texas face in securing insurance. They discuss how weather-related damages, lawsuits, and increased scrutiny from insurers contribute to these challenges. The speakers emphasize the importance of childcare directors taking proactive steps to mitigate risks, such as showcasing safety measures and considering lease adjustments, to help reduce insurance costs and navigate the shrinking pool of coverage options. They suggest that directors stay informed and seek professional advice to better manage their insurance issues.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
23:11 1/23/24
Episode 184: How Can We Keep Kids Entertained on Rainy Days at your Childcare Center?
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie explore strategies to entertain children at your childcare center during the challenging winter months. They discuss the benefits of inviting external partners to conduct fun activities, such as tumbling, dance parties, music programs, and even visits from community helpers like firefighters and police officers. They consider the importance of aligning with the school's philosophy and adhering to regulations, especially when involving animals. The conversation also covers the marketing advantages of collaborating with local businesses and the importance of creating memorable experiences for children, while providing a respite for teachers.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
14:40 1/16/24
Episode 183: Navigating After School Program Regulations: Insights and Strategies
In this week's episode, co-hosts Kate and Carrie delve into the intricacies of after-school programs, particularly focusing on the licensing requirements and the shift in terminology to "out of school time." Drawing from Kate's expertise as the executive director of the Texas Afterschool Association, they explore the impact of licensing on funding, professional development, and insurance. The discussion also covers exemptions, the role of professional associations, and the importance of compliance with regulations. The episode wraps up by encouraging listener engagement to aid in improving after-school programs.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
14:19 1/9/24
Episode 182: Unleashing Your Potential: The Ultimate Childcare Director Retreat
In this episode, Kate, Carrie, and Vicki delve into the significance of retreats for childcare directors and leaders. They explore the advantages of taking time for self-care and professional rejuvenation. Vicki Maertz shares insights into the distinctive features of her retreats, emphasizing their tailored approach to the needs of childcare professionals. The trio also previews an upcoming retreat, detailing the planned activities and reflecting on the positive effects these experiences have on attendees' personal and professional lives.Link to Vickie Maertz's spring 2024 retreat: https://bit.ly/48DRqOaVickie's business is Physical and Academic Learning ServicesΒ  and can be found at https://www.palsotclinic.com/Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
15:34 1/2/24
Episode 181: The most effective strategies for addressing developmental concerns in children.
In this episode of Child Care Conversations, hosts Kate and Kerry discuss a challenging situation in a school with guest Vicki Morris, an occupational therapist. Vicki provides insights on addressing developmental concerns in children, emphasizing the importance of understanding a child's developmental milestones, observing their behavior, and assessing their routines and environment. She suggests involving outside professionals for assessments and advises on the timing and approach of discussing concerns with parents. The episode also highlights the importance of directors managing their emotions and seeking support when needed. Vicki also discusses the need for individualized adaptations for children with the same diagnosis.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
22:12 12/19/23
Episode 180: From Overwhelm to Celebration: Making December Manageable in Childcare
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie discuss the challenges faced by childcare centers during December. They offer tips on managing staff leave requests, handling parents' payment concerns during closures, and planning holiday activities. Learn how to proactively plan, prioritize tasks, and move end-of-year reports to January to ease the workload. They also emphasize the importance of self-care for directors and celebrating staff. Carrie proposes delegating tasks, hosting team-building activities, and even hiring cheerleaders to boost morale. Kate and Carrie also highlight the value of having a parent volunteer to assist in organizing events. The key takeaway is to plan and make December manageable and enjoyable for everyone.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
20:57 12/12/23
Episode 179: Why are retreats essential for business leaders in the childcare industry?
In this podcast episode, hosts Carrie and Kate discuss the importance of retreats for personal and professional growth. They share their experiences from various retreats, highlighting the benefits such as learning new skills, networking, and self-care. Emphasizing the need for individuals, particularly business leaders, to disconnect from daily responsibilities for introspection and rejuvenation. Kate and Carrie also discuss different types of retreats, from training-focused to faith-based, and encourage listeners to find retreats that fulfill their specific needs.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
27:42 12/5/23
Episode 178: Coaching for directors: Helping you become a better manager and owner
In this podcast episode, Kate and Kerry explain their coaching services for directors, emphasizing its importance for skill application and long-term program improvement. They distinguish coaching from consulting and therapy, aiming to empower directors rather than create dependency. They discuss their affordable rates and non-pressurizing approach, cautioning listeners about high-fee, long-term coaching commitments. They also advise thorough research before hiring a coach. They reveal their coaching schedule and encourage listeners to avail of their services. Upcoming episodes on end-of-year finances and business planning are mentioned, and listeners are invited to engage with the show.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
15:31 11/28/23
Episode 177: Expanding Horizons: Supporting Spanish-Speaking Directors Beyond Texas
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie discuss the introduction of Spanish courses by Texas Director, a long-awaited initiative since 2001. The decision was driven by feedback from non-English speaking students and the demand for director courses in Spanish. Despite the challenges in finding a Spanish-speaking trainer, they partnered with Jimena. They emphasize that the courses are fully in Spanish with English subtitles. The hosts also discuss their goal to expand beyond Texas and support early childhood program directors worldwide. They encourage listeners to spread the word about the Spanish courses and invite feedback and suggestions.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
15:20 11/21/23
Episode 176: Unleashing the Power of Social Media with Jeanna Warriner
In this podcast episode, social media expert Jenna Warriner (Marketing Coach) shares her insights on how childcare providers can enhance their social media presence. She discusses her transition from acting to social media management, the importance of entertaining and engaging content, and the challenges of posting images of children without legal permission. Jenna also provides advice on content creation, time management, and overcoming discomfort with being on camera. She emphasizes the significance of sales conversations and suggests starting with familiar platforms for those new to social media. Join Kate, Carrie, and Jenna and learn more about social media!Jenna's Instagram Jenna's TikTokHow to get clients from Instagram (without wasting hours glued to your phone)https://parkdale-republic.lpages.co/evergreen-webinar-registration/Β Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
34:05 11/14/23
Episode 175: The Best Strategies for Efficiently Delegating Holiday Tasks
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie discuss the importance of delegation and planning during the holiday season. They share their experiences and strategies in managing large family gatherings, meal preparations, and festive activities. They also touch on the need for clear communication, considering school schedules, and managing expectations. The discussion extends to their professional lives, suggesting the hiring of extra staff during this period and the importance of sending end-of-year reports. The episode ends with a reminder of self-care and maintaining traditions during this busy period.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
28:50 11/7/23
Episode 174: Are You Trying to Do Too Many Things at Once?
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie discuss the challenges of multitasking and the importance of focusing on one task at a time. They share their personal experiences in the childcare industry, emphasizing the need for clear service offerings and the right qualifications. They also discuss different management styles, the importance of authenticity in coaching, and the need for time management.Carrie and Kate advise against constantly changing careers and encourage individuals to seek coaching and therapy if needed. They emphasize the importance of focusing on one's strengths and passions, and warn against seeking support from individuals who claim to be experts in everything.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
23:04 10/31/23
Episode 173: Should staff members be classified as employees or independent contractors?
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie discuss the critical differences between employees and independent contractors, emphasizing the importance of correct classification to avoid legal issues. They provide examples of situations for each classification and discuss the potential consequences of misclassification, including penalties and fines. They also offer advice on how to handle misclassification and stress the importance of understanding IRS guidelines.Β Carrie and Kate guide how to approach difficult conversations with business owners or boards about misclassification. We urge you to share the episode to help others avoid legal complications.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
26:45 10/24/23
Episode 172: Overcoming Fear in Your Child Care Business
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie discuss the impact of fear on decision-making in their childcare business. They explore the concept of 'fear setting', a technique coined by Tim Ferriss, which involves identifying and evaluating potential negative outcomes. They discuss scenarios such as losing a valuable staff member, dealing with late parents, and making tough decisions that could upset teachers or parents. They emphasize the importance of not letting fear dictate decisions, addressing problems early, maintaining clear policies, and having supportive dialogues during fear-setting exercises. Kate and Carrie also touch on the importance of financial stability and not accumulating debt from unpaid tuition.In conclusion, Kate and Carrie highlight the significance of overcoming fear in decision-making, emphasizing the need for proactive problem-solving, clear policies, and open communication, while also stressing the importance of financial stability in their childcare business.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
29:51 10/17/23
Episode 171: The Ultimate Handbook for Parents: "98 Things Your Childcare Teacher Wants You to Know"
Kate and Carrie discuss their book "98 Things Your Childcare Teacher Wants You to Know" and the importance of effective communication between parents and teachers. They highlight the professionalism of childcare directors and the valuable information provided in the book.Β Kate and Carrie suggest using the book as a resource for parents and a staff training tool. They express their willingness to partner with listeners and encourage them to check out the book and write a review.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
12:12 10/10/23
Episode 170: Building your Teams
In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie discuss the importance of structuring reporting relationships within a childcare center. They advocate for smaller groups reporting to higher-level staff members, rather than everyone reporting directly to the director or owner. They also suggest grouping staff members based on their roles and interests, such as curriculum, parent relations, social media, outdoor activities, craft projects, and event planning.Kate and Carrie emphasize the need to create opportunities for growth and leadership within the organization. They also discuss the benefits of flexibility in staffing arrangements and encourage administrators to seek advice from professional networks and associations.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
21:31 10/3/23
Episode 169: Staffing - It's not kids these days
In this episode of the "Child Care Conversations" podcast, Kate and Carrie discuss the topic of hiring staff in the childcare industry. They emphasize the importance of job descriptions that highlight the positive aspects of working in childcare, such as playing with children and creating a fun environment. They also address the misconception that younger generations are lazy and don't want to work, pointing out that ageism is at play. Carrie advises businesses to create engaging job postings that showcase their unique culture and the exciting aspects of the job. They also discuss the importance of orientation for new hires and understanding the needs of younger and first-time employees. Kate and Carrie encourage bosses to support and guide their employees towards success in the hourly economy.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
31:11 9/26/23
Episode 168: Workplace Culture: The Message Your Program Gives
Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
24:24 9/19/23
Episode 167: Licensing Updates Fall 2023
This episode is from a particular training that Carrie hosted through Zoom. We took that audio to reach more people and anyone who missed it, and we included some questions people asked and her whole training. Contact us if you have any questions!Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
15:56 9/12/23
Episode 166: Disaster Preparedness
Now that we are getting into hurricane season, more natural disasters are happening which can be overwhelming for kids and their teachers. In this episode, Kate and Carrie discuss what is essential to prepare for your center and your students and what you can do.Β Listen to our previous episode about natural disaster seasons:Episode 140https://childcareconversationswithkateandcarrie.buzzsprout.com/953587/12244319Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
18:48 9/5/23
Episode 165: Becoming a Director
Carrie and Kate have been training directors for over 2 decades, they started this podcast to share thier tips and tricks of the business. If you're ready to become a qualified director, follow their steps!Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
21:03 8/29/23
Episode 164: Hiring Men
In this week's episode, Kate and Carrie discuss why and how to hire men for your childcare center. If you missed our previous episode, more is discussed on how to reduce gossip in your center.Support the showThanks for Listening πŸŽ™ Want to learn more? Check out our book; "From Overwhelmed to I Got This: Guaranteed Success Route to Directing Your Childcare Center" πŸ“– Like us on Facebook! πŸ‘ Contact us if you have any questions or have a good idea for a future episode! Are you looking for a good director training? Check out our Website for our training and additional resources!
21:33 8/22/23