The Business of Child Care

  • Wage increases are needed for early childhood educators to reduce staff turnover and improve education quality
  • Providers would benefit from better access to technology and internet services; working with public libraries and supporting public broadband access are potential means to improvement
  • Quality improvement can come through providers accessing resources to improve their YoungStar rating, parents stipulating their expectations and community providing donations or in-kind support

Hosted by Yimma Davila-Castro (Proveedoras Unidas/Yimma’s Bright Beginnings Daycare), Paula Drew (Wisconsin Early Education Shared Services Network at the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association) & Willie Smith (Northwest Side Community Development Corporation)

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