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Managing Summer Programs, Class Graduation and Waiting Lists!

Recently a reader asked:

“Are you going to give us some ideas on (managing) summer programs we all will be setting up?” The answer is… Yes! Today we discuss this topic, as well as ‘graduating’ classrooms, and Waiting List management! The spotlight today is on the Family Data Wizard!

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Add or Change Immunizations

This article applies to anyone who needs to add or change an immunization requirement in ProCare. It is a timely topic as we’ve received several recent inquiries about changes to required vaccines in Wisconsin and how to configure ProCare to accommodate them. Continue reading

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Do You Save ProCare Reports for Re-Printing or Emailing?

Whoa! You mean I can do that in ProCare? Yes! This is a powerful feature in ProCare. You can save any ProCare report as an Adobe Acrobat PDF file to be used later for things like printing out purged information or emailing a report as an attachment in an email message. How you do this depends on whether you have Windows XP or Vista.

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Covering the Map with NACCRRA

Every child care professional knows there comes a time (sometimes many times) when resources are needed to push the business along. Referrals for business, ideas for projects, grants for new computers, information on the new USDA Food Program requirements. All of these things are pertinent to running a successful business, and can sometimes be hard to find in one place. NACCRRA’s newest report, Covering the Map: Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Providing Vital Services, takes an in-depth look at the services local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) provide to both child care providers and parents in their local communities.

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Help & Tutorials – What’s Next?

I recently attended a conference for technical writers in Portland, OR. It was a great opportunity to get together with other crazy folks like me – who actually believe people read computer instructions! My goal was to look at what a next generation of ProCare Learning Tools might be like. Here are a few of my observations: Continue reading

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