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Thursday, April 11 • 10:45am - 12:30pm
107-So You Want to Own a Child Care Center? LIMITED
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you ready for the next step in your career of caring?  Are you ready to start your own child care center or purchase an existing one?

In this session, you will discover what it takes to be a child care owner. You’ll begin by taking a quick assessment to determine if you’re ready for that big step.

You will examine the risks and the rewards of being self-employed. You will gain a framework of the 5 Core Competencies you’ll need to know before you take the leap!

Child care is the only human service early education business that sees it customers everyday twice a day! That requires a vast amount of skill, cash, and resilience to be a successful owner.

This session offers a unique look into the nuts and bolts of being an entrepreneur from an experienced owner with 42 years of experience in multi-site ownership. The goal of this session is to set new owners up for success.

2019 Conference Presenters
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Donna Thornton-Roberts

Donna has more than 35 years of experience leading people, and developing child care programs with a solid record of accomplishments. Donna holds a MBA and undergraduate degree in Management of Human Resources and has developed over 40 child care programs employing thousands of employees... Read More →

Thursday April 11, 2019 10:45am - 12:30pm CDT
  Breakout Session, General Audience
  • Experience Level All Levels