Minute menu kids pro and quality child care

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Minute menu kids pro and quality child care

  1. 1. Minute Menu Kids Pro and Quality Child Care Goals!<br />Presented by: Cindy Vian<br />
  2. 2. What is Quality Child Care?<br />There are many definitions, NAFCC has one, perhaps your own agency has a different one…<br />Let’s use a basic definition for the purpose of our workshop today:<br />“a professional caregiver who provides a safe, healthy environment in which the child can participate in developmentally appropriate learning activities”<br />What is a professional?<br />A professional is a member of a vocation with specialized, educational training.<br />Are all child care providers professional?<br />Here is what providers had to say…<br />2<br />Minute Menu Kids Pro helps providers reach<br />Quality Child Care Goals!<br />
  3. 3. The Basics!<br />Facility Information<br />Child Information<br />Attendance<br />Menu Planner<br />Utilities<br />3<br />
  4. 4. The Basics<br />Facility Information<br />Child Information<br />Attendance<br />Menu Planner<br />Utilities<br />4<br />
  5. 5. The Pro Features!<br />Lesson Planner<br />Daily Reports<br />Accounting<br />Chart Maker<br />Certificate Maker<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Lesson Planner<br />Calendar<br />Daily Planner<br />Recipes<br />Menu of the Month<br />Activities for children<br />What’s new this month<br />Nutrition Note<br />Resources<br />Tips from Tom<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Daily Reports<br />General information<br />Specific Child<br />Choose a report style that is appropriate<br />Can have customized notes<br />All specific child reports include the general information<br />7<br />Use MMKids Daily Reports to communicate the details of a child’s day and wow your parents!<br />
  8. 8. Chart Maker<br />What kind of charts can I make?<br />Attendance<br />Perfect Clean Up<br />Terrific Taster Club<br />Sharing Club<br />Perfect Pick Up<br />Took Turns<br />Washing Hands<br />Reading Books<br />Custom<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Teaching Children to set Goals<br />9<br />Why Teach Your Kids Goal Setting?<br />“To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes<br />To succeed in life we must know exactly what it is we are trying to do<br />SET A GOAL -> TAKE ACTION -> ACHIEVE A RESULT<br />...helping him get success after success after success under his belt. Using praise and confidence-building talk to reinforce in your child's mind, over and over and over "I can do it," "I'm successful," "I can achieve my goals." <br />Little Goals for Little Children<br />http://www.googolpower.com/content/articles/little-goals-for-little-children<br />MonickaGregory Cassie Martin<br />
  10. 10. Certificate Maker<br />Certificate of Achievement<br />Look what I can do!<br />Wow! You did it!<br />Congratulations!<br />Great Job!<br />Note of Praise<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Accounting features!<br />Bill Parents and Record Payments<br />Record other income<br />Record Expenses<br />Record Vehicle mileage<br />Time-Space Percentage<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Accounting Features!<br />Bill Parents and Record Payments<br />Record other income<br />Record Expenses<br />Record Vehicle mileage<br />Time-Space Percentage<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Bill Parents and Record Income<br />Create Invoices<br />Unpaid Invoices<br />Paid Invoices<br />Payment History<br />Recurring Invoices<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Creating Invoices <br />14<br />What does a professional invoice say about a providers business?<br />
  15. 15. Record Payments<br />Unpaid Invoices<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Introducing Epay!!!<br />Features<br />Same system used by the Federal Government<br />Secure<br />Fully integrated<br />Automatic invoicing <br />Auto payments<br />Email notification<br />Private<br />Fees apply only when used<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Why use Epay?<br />Benefits Providers <br />Easy to use<br />Less trips to the bank<br />Less data entry<br />Saves time at the door<br />Reduce late payments<br />Improve cash flow<br />Lower NSF fees<br />Less awkward<br />Benefits Parents<br />View invoices online at ChildCarePay.com<br />Pay from anywhere in the world<br />No due dates or checkbooks to remember<br />Payment options<br />Saves time at the door<br />Flexibility for divorced parents<br />17<br />
  18. 18. It’s Easy to get Started<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Record Expenses<br />50 preloaded categories<br />Based upon standard tax form categories for Schedule C, Form 8829 and depreciable expenses.<br />Vehicle expenses<br />Food expenses<br />Home Depreciation<br />Custom categories<br />Examples<br />19<br />"Minute Menu KIDS is the perfect tool to track deductions and keep the necessary records to reduce taxes, whether a provider hires a tax preparer or does her own taxes."-Tom Copeland,<br />national child care business expert<br />
  20. 20. Minute Menu is your partner in providing Quality Child Care!<br />Minute Menu Kids Manual<br />Help <br />20<br />
  21. 21. Sneak Preview Time….<br />Hot off the presses..the Daily Planner will look, act and feel more like Outlook!<br />21<br />
  22. 22. Ta Da….Child Care Business Resource Center<br />22<br />
  23. 23. Newest Pro Feature is On-line Recipes!<br />23<br />
  24. 24. What to do now?<br />Bulk offers<br />Discounts available for buying in bulk!<br />Training Tools<br />Power Point Available<br />E Learning – <br />24<br />
  25. 25. Our Thanks!<br />25<br />Cindy Vian<br />cindy@minutemenu.comphone (972).671.5211 x0204Minute Menu Systems, LLC<br />

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