How can your Child Care Management Software help you prepare for the start of the school year? Well, computers are not so good at decorating the bulletin board, organizing the block-play center or straightening the reading nook, but they can streamline administrative tasks so you have more time to get your lesson plans ready and classrooms in order.
What’s one of the first thing parents ask now that school has started? Well, how about “Who is in my child’s class?”
You’ll look very organized and professional when you can hand them (or email them) a nice looking school directory or class roster. You know the drill, the type of report showing the children, parents and basic contact information like email, phone number and maybe a good old fashioned street address. What a great way to help parents coordinate their own play dates and get in touch with other families.
Does your child care center, daycare or preschool have children who are enrolled in more than one class? Or perhaps you run a before and after school program where children are in different classes in the morning and after school. If so, you’ll be able to relate to this question recently received by ProCare Tech Support.
“We have some students enrolled in more than one class. I would like their names to appear on the roll call sheets for the primary and secondary class. Is this possible?”
The answer is yes. You can get their names on both roll call sheets, although using their Primary and Secondary classrooms is not the most appropriate way to accomplish this goal. Continue reading