Blueprint For Success

Your step-by-step guide to creating a thriving child care business, from construction to curriculum, and everything in between!

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Children don’t come with a manual, but now, building your successful child care business does!

You shouldn’t need a business degree to achieve your dream of giving children the best care and education possible. That’s why our partners have created a step-by-step guide to creating a successful, safe, and sustainable business that serves you as well as you serve them!


Appendix A-Description of Available Early Childhood Commercial Curriculums

Appendix B-Sample Classroom Schedules

Appendix C-Early Childhood Screening Tools and Developmental Assessments

Appendix D-Sample Health and Safety Checklist

Appendix E-Sample Business Work Plan

Appendix F-Sample Community Child Care Survey

Appendix G-Sample List of Classroom Materials

Appendix H-Sample Child Application

Appendix I-Sample Parent Handbook

Appendix J-Sample Accounting Financial Policies and Procedures Manual

Appendix K-Sample Memorandum of Understanding

Appendix L-Sample Budget Considerations

Appendix M-Sample Job Descriptions

Appendix N-Sample Employee Handbook

Appendix O-Sample Hiring Checklist

Appendix P-Sample Employment Application

Appendix Q-Sample Interview Questions for Classroom Staff

Appendix R-Sample Employee File Checklist

Appendix S-Sample Onboard Training Checklist