ChildCare Conversations with Kate and Carrie

Episode 186: How to Start a Childcare Center in Texas

January 30, 2024 Carrie Casey and Kate Woodward Young
ChildCare Conversations with Kate and Carrie
Episode 186: How to Start a Childcare Center in Texas
Show Notes

In this podcast episode, Kate and Carrie explore the multifaceted process of opening a childcare center in Texas. They cover the importance of aligning educational philosophy with the center's physical environment, financial planning, and understanding credit requirements. The discussion includes the need for proper qualifications, managing business operations, and complying with zoning and building codes. They also address the practicalities of remodeling a building for childcare use, ensuring renovations meet licensing standards and the importance of marketing and clear signage. Operational policies, licensing steps, and the value of a grand opening event are also discussed, providing a comprehensive guide for starting a child care center.

Read the blog post: https://texasdirector.org/how-to-open-a-daycare-in-texas/

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