Strengthening Business Practices for Child Care Programs - Module IV.   Recruiting and Retaining Staff for Center-Based Child Care Providers

Training Level: 2

Hours: 3

Target Audience: Directors/Administrators

CDA Subject: 5

Core Content: 7

The purpose of this training is to strengthen child care providers’ understanding of staff recruitment tools, organizational staff support systems, and elements necessary to support retention of talented staff.

The following topics are covered in this training:

  • Developing effective job descriptions and recruiting talented staff
  • Conducting efficient interviews and establishing legally sound hiring processes
  • Creating an orientation for new employees and providing a comprehensive staff handbook
  • Providing ongoing feedback and performance management
  • Recognizing the critical role that leaders play in the retention of talented staff