Starting and Running a Center Program

Running a child care center is first and foremost running a very busy small business. But it's much more than that — it's making a commitment to be a vital part of the holistic development of other families' children. The successful child care manager wears many hats: early childhood educator, business manager, fiscal administrator, safety and health officer, and building architect, among others. We understand that you'll have your hands full with each of these big jobs. Here's a guide through some of the necessary steps in starting and running a center.


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Page last updated: Jul 5, 2018