Leading the Way: A Guide for Business Engagement in Early Education
Minnesota - Over the past 15 years, business leaders in Minnesota have partnered with advocacy groups and the public sector to develop strategies to close the achievement gap by improving the accessibility, affordability, and quality of childcare in Minnesota. Read the case study.
The Home Depot - When the leadership team of this major home improvement retailer was approached about childcare by a group of interested parents, The Home Depot benefits team believed that taking a look at the spectrum of care solutions was a no-brainer. Not only did the idea follow the vision of its founders, but the team also saw this as key to investing in the future of the company and as a mechanism to attract the very best and brightest talent. Read the case study.
Louisiana - With a childcare challenge that threatens the strength and productivity of the workforce of today and tomorrow, the stakes for finding solutions are high. This case study looks at how business leaders became advocates and joined forces with policymakers, educators, and others in the community to improve the childcare system. Read the case study.
Shared Services Alliances - A Shared Services Alliance is a partnership of childcare providers working together to share costs and deliver services in a streamlined and efficient way. Shared services came into being as a strategic solution to a complex problem. This case study looks at the different ways businesses can contribute to Shared Services Alliances, taking the burden off these providers and enabling them to do what they do best—provide high-quality care. Read the case study.
Last updated: March 2018