Leadership

Creating a Learning Culture-Quality After-School Program in NYC

  • Dec 05, 2018
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Creating a learning culture among your staff is crucial for the growth and stability of your quality after-school program in NYC. With a learning culture, you can encourage progressive learning. You can also develop beliefs with your staff that systems can impact each other. The constant process of learning elevates the status of the employee […]

Creating SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)

  • Oct 24, 2018
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What are Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)? Standard Operating Procedures, or SOPs, are a set of instructions that have been clearly defined at a business, organization or institution that have to be followed to achieve optimal quality and efficiency at the work place. These guidelines are crucial in ensuring that the staff are performing as per […]

Conducting a Performance Analysis to Understand Your Staff.

  • Oct 17, 2018
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Analyze and Understand Your Staff! As the director, you need to ensure that you carry out routine performance evaluations to check the performance levels of your staff. This way, not only will your staff know that you are serious about their work but are also serious in ensuring that everyone is up to the mark […]

Understanding Your Workforce

  • Oct 09, 2018
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Understand the Needs of Your Staff! The most important assets of any institution are your employees. They are the ones who work day in day out to make sure that everything is working optimally. It is for this reason that it is important to analyze their feelings and requirements, to understand their needs and strengths […]

Building Your Team for an After-School Program – Knowing Your Why!

  • Oct 02, 2018
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“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins A majority of people live life as it happens. We wake up in the morning, get ready for work, go about our routine job, face our boss, and come back home, make money, manage problems of personal life, go […]

The Credential Experience as Opportunity

  • Aug 03, 2018
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I spend my days training after-school program directors and line staff. One of the trainings I am most excited to lead is Dignity of Children’s New York State School-Age Care (SAC) Credential Preparatory Course.