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Better Futures is a unique consulting firm, 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. Our original founders (Dr. Robert Gundling and Jahi B. Davis, MBA) hold advanced degrees (Doctorate in Early Childhood Education and Master's in Business Management) and possess over 65 years of combined experience.

  • Strategic Planning

  • Grants & RFP's

  • Expanding Locations

  • Marketing & Branding

  • Accounting 

  • Childcare Mgt Systems

  • Banking & Lending

  • Business Planning

  • Nonprofit Development

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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 Designs

  • School Age and Family Service Programs

  • Child and Adult Care Food Program 

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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:

  • Live & Virtual Professional Development Training

  • Continuing Education Units (Clock Hours) 

  • 120-Hour CDA Hybrid Training

  • Virtual Mentoring Program for Directors  (6-12 mths)

  • Performance Management 

  • Talent Acquisition 

  • Staff Recruitment & Hiring Processes

  • New Hire Orientation

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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 Plan  & Feasibility Studies

  • NAEYC & NAFCC Accreditation

  • Quality Rating Improvement Systems 

  • Train-the-Trainer 

  • Executive Coaching

  • Advisory Boards

  • Payroll & HR

  • Strategic Fundraising


Don’t wait to take your business to the next level with our business consulting services. Schedule your free 30-minute consultation with an Experienced Consultant today to start making your dreams a reality. 


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