IMG_0745Here are the training topics I offer to those who work in child care centers. I can deliver them as stand-along trainings, workshops as part of conferences, conference keynotes, or webinars.

For my fees, please contact me at 651-280-5991 or


Coming to Terms: How to Effectively Use Contracts and Policies

Participants will learn how to establish an effective contract and policies and enforce their agreements with parents. Content includes:

* How to establish a business relationship with parents

* The four key elements of a contract

* How a contract and policies differ

* How to resolve conflicts and enforce your agreement

* How to write a transportation policy that protects your program and the children in your care


Marketing Your Business

Participants will acquire the knowledge and confidence to be better able to promote their program and succeed as a business. Content includes:

* What are the child care trends that will affect your business

* How to identify the benefits of your program

* Five key marketing strategies

* How to successfully compete against other child care centers, family child care and exempt caregivers

* How to use the Internet to promote your program (Facebook, websites, Craigslist, online classified ads, etc.)

* What to do if your center’s reputation is attacked on the Internet


Reducing Your Risks: Legal and Insurance Issues

Participants will learn how to protect the children in their care, their property and their business. Content includes:

* Self-protection checklist to help reduce risks

* Insurance: are you fully covered?

* Legal issues: custody disputes, price fixing, privacy, Americans with Disabilities Act


Managing Your Money: How to Save Money and Plan for Retirement

This workshop is for individuals who work in child care centers. Participants will learn how to reduce their expenses, save more money for retirement, and learn how to invest using the various IRA plans available. Content includes:

* Identify ways to reduce expenses

* Where to put money to meet short and long-term goals

* Learn how to prioritize long-term financial goals

* Understand the five basic rules of retirement planning

* IRA retirement plans: Traditional IRA, Roth, SIMPLE, 401(k)/403(b) plans



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