Consulting

It's often challenging for a busy leader to find qualified and experienced consultants that understand the complexity of running a Center or Home.  A company that combines early childhood and business practices has arrived!  Better Futures is a unique company, offering a diverse mix of technical experts, skilled financial professionals and seasoned practitioners that are intimately familiar with the field of early childhood and the critically important aspects of managing a business. Better Futures is focus is on the needs of three distinct stakeholders - children, staff and owners.

Children as Stakeholders

Our aim is to do the right thing for children.

Every child should have access to high

quality early childhood education programs.  

What Better Futures does to meet the needs of children:

  • Assessment & Evaluation

  • Evidence-based curriculum

  • Experiential Learning 

  • Cooperative Play Programs

  • Parent / Family Handbook

  • School Age and Family Service Programs

  • Child and Adult Care Food Program

Staff as Stakeholders

We strongly believe early childhood education professionals must be well-prepared, effective, diverse, compensated and supported as markers of high-quality.

What Better Futures does to meet the needs of Staff:

  • Professional Development Programs

  • Continuing Education Units (Clock Hours) 

  • 120-Hour CDA Training

  • Technical Assistance 

  • Performance Management Systems

  • Talent Acquisition (Director Level)

  • Staff Recruitment & Hiring Processes

  • New Hire Orientation

Owners as Stakeholders

Owners are supported by best practices that align Structure and Systems to ensure the smooth operation

of a high quality early childhood education program.

What Better Futures does to meet the needs of Owners:

  • Vision, Mission and Core Values

  • Business Planning & Feasibility Studies

  • NAEYC Accreditation

  • Quality Rating Improvement Systems 

  • Situational Leadership

  • Executive Coaching

  • Advisory Board Development

  • Nonprofit Board Development

  • Strategic Planning

  • Strategic Fundraising 

  • Grants & RFP's

  • Budgeting

  • Financial Reporting

  • Accounting System

  • Childcare Mgt Systems

  • Banking 

  • Payment Processing

  • Payroll