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Gryphon House Releases The Basics of Starting a Child-Care Business

Lewisville, N.C. – Gryphon House, Inc. announces The Basics of Starting a Child-Care Business, a guide to each step of planning, developing, and launching your own child-care business.

“As more families shift to both parents working outside the home, the demand for high-quality child care continues to rise, creating a vast opportunity for early childhood entrepreneurs,” said Marnie Forestieri, CDA, CEO and founder, Young Innovators. “I am developing this series to better equip entrepreneurial educators to answer the market’s demand and to approach early learning with a different, more innovative mindset.”

The first book in The Business of Child Care series, The Basics of Starting a Child-Care Business is a versatile resource that covers the information entrepreneurs need. Readers will learn how to:

  • Decode the economics of the child-care business
  • Write a comprehensive business plan
  • Conduct a market analysis
  • Prepare a thorough financial plan
  • Plan the company’s organization, strategy, and implementation
  • Apply for financing

Ideal for current and aspiring child-care directors and entrepreneurs, The Basics of Starting a Child-Care Business features practical and approachable guidance through all facets of starting a child-care center, with a workbook-style approach.

With more than 20 years of business experience and as a multisite operator of profitable high-quality child-care centers, Forestieri is an expert early childhood entrepreneur. She has been a franchisee, independent child-care center owner, and franchisor. She is a nationally recognized author and speaker who has earned accolades in her career.

The Basics of Starting a Child-Care Business will be available May 1, 2020, and is available for preorder now. 


About the Author

Marnie Forestieri, CDA, is founder and CEO of Young Innovators, a subscription-based child-care model. Prior to starting her career in child care, Marnie was a journalist for CNN Spanish in Asia and the VP of marketing of a large telecommunications company. She holds a BS in business administration, a CDA certificate, and a director’s credential and is a graduate of the Stanford University Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative.

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