You may not consider what your child care business does as “billing”, especially if you don’t send out a bill in the traditional sense. But the truth is, everyone does some form of billing. Used in this way, the word “billing” means charging a fee for child care tuition, after school programs, karate lessons, dance classes or similar services. ProCare has many billing features to fit a variety of daycare accounting circumstances. Continue reading
Child care centers, daycare facilities, preschool and after school programs all need to keep up to date enrollment reports. Sometimes it’s even desirable to print a report showing historic enrollment, in other words, the number of children enrolled in a past period. This can be useful to establish staffing trends and to compare enrollment over periods of time. Another reason to run enrollment reports may be to satisfy Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements showing the number of children enrolled at various reimbursement levels. Continue reading
Nothing makes us happier here at ProCare than to give something away and we’re doing things a little differently this month!
I don’t know about you, but my family and I are certainly watching our money more closely these days. I suspect those of you who run your own daycare, child care center, summer camp program or similar child-centered business are doing the same. Everyone is uneasy. Gas prices are soaring, the “R” word keeps getting attention in economic news, and the markets are jittery. Is this really the right time to invest in Child Care Management Software or add additional modules to your current system? An excellent question to be sure. The answer may be clearer than you think. Continue reading
Long time users of ProCare Child Care Management Software may be familiar with Jeff Blum, the owner, president and senior software developer for ProCare. Jeff has been a familiar face at early childhood conferences over the years, like the NAEYC and NCCA. Recently Mr. Blum was interviewed by the Medford Mail Tribune for an article on business leaders in Southern Oregon. Continue reading