Build It Strong: Child Care Business Foundations Course

Event Information


June 5th - September 28th, 2021




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Course Highlights

  • Five opportunities to participate in the “Build It Strong Child Care Business Foundation” course offered by trained WECA staff (maximum of 30 participants per course).
  • Two trainers per course (one who owned/operated a family child care business and the other with center-based administrative experience).
  • Each business course includes either eight 2-hour sessions or four 4-hour sessions (16 hours of content).
  • Program highlights include basics of a child care business, operations overview, outside service needs (e.g., insurance and legal), accounting and record-keeping, funding strategies, determination of program type (e.g., LLC, C-Corp, group center, family child care), and professionalism in early child care education.
  • All for-profit participants will receive one-on-one general business consulting services from the WI SBDC.
  • Sessions are presented online via Zoom, with simultaneous interpretation in services as needed.
  • Participants will receive Registry credit for each completed session.

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Northeastern Region
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dates: June 5, 12, 19, and 26
Contact: Jessica Beckendorf

Southeastern Region
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27
Contact: Sarah Hawks

Western Region
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
June 7, 14, 21, 28; July 12, 19, 26; Aug 2
Contact: Melissa Kono

Southern Region
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
June 12 and 26; July 10 and 24
Contact: Jessica Spayde

Northern Region
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Dates: Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; (no class Sept 7) Sept 14, 21, 28
Contact: Michelle Grimm

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