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Free Webinar: The Basics of Starting a Child-Care Business

May 13th, 2020 | 1 min. read

By Amanda Lancaster

Marnie Forestieri, CDA, author of The Business of Child-Care series, including The Basics of Starting a Child-Care BusinessSimple STEAM; and STEM Play; walks her audience through each step of planning, developing, and launching their own child-care business. Regardless of the scale—joining an established franchise, creating an on-site center at your office, or hosting a program in your home—entrepreneurial expert Marnie Forestieri, CDA, will guide you from start to finish.

This webinar is ideal for current and aspiring childcare directors and entrepreneurs and features practical and approachable guidance through all facets of starting a childcare center.

Viewers 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

About the Presenter

Marnie Forestieri, CDA, author of The Business of Child-Care series, including The Basics of Starting a Child-Care Business; Simple STEAM; and STEM Play; is the founder and CEO of Young Innovators, a technology-enabled network of innovative childcare programs. Prior to starting her career in childcare, 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.

Author(s)Marnie Forestieri, CDA

Amanda Lancaster

A graduate of Appalachian State University with a BS in Communications, Advertising, Amanda served as marketing and sales coordinator for Gryphon House from 2019-2022.