You’ve come to the conclusion that you want to open your own child care center.
The motivation that led you to this point might be respect for a fabulous center you experienced or perhaps it was just the opposite, a bad experience with a center that drove you to create your own stellar facility where children will receive top-notch care in a loving and developmentally appropriate atmosphere.
Like all businesses, there are some great child care centers, some good centers and some not so good childcare centers.
Once you have decided to own/operate a center, you want to take every measure possible to be in the “great” category. The children and families you serve, as well as the staff you employ, deserve nothing less than the best.
There’s a whole host of reasons why some centers excel while others struggle: