Child Care Business Training

First Children’s Finance understands that child care businesses are complex and face many unique challenges. That’s why we offer practical, hands-on workshops and seminars that address the most critical business topics for family child care owners and child care centers.


Minnesota Trainings

Access the Minnesota Winter/Spring 2022 Training Calendar!

Looking for training to improve your understanding of child care business and financial operations? FCF’s Minnesota team is here to help with a variety of professional development opportunities. Whether you’re starting a new child care business, or increasing your knowledge as a child care CEO, we’re here to help.

Our trainings and workshops are designed for family child care entrepreneurs and child care center owners and directors. All our curriculum and trainers are approved by Develop, Minnesota’s Quality Improvement and Registry, so you are provided credit on your career lattice.

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Iowa Trainings

Access Business and Financial Fundamentals© for Child Care information!

First Children’s Finance is an Iowa DHS-approved Professional Development Organization that offers training to meet child care center directors, owners and home-based entrepreneurs where you are in your professional development journey—whether you are just getting started or a seasoned professional. Current trainings are posted on the I-PoWeR Training Registry.

For information on hosting a First Children’s Finance training, contact the Iowa Regional Director.

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Michigan Trainings

Access free Caring for MI future trainings on the Michigan Winter/Spring 2022 Training Calendar!

Finding training and workshops that specifically address the challenges of managing a child care business can be challenging. Some business trainings don’t cover child care specifics, and most child care trainings don’t cover business and finance. FCF’s Michigan team is ready to meet your needs for child care business training and professional development. If you’re looking of practical, hands-on information that will improve your business, we have just the training for you.

Family child care and child care center business leaders can access trainings for improving financial management, establishing sound business policies and practices, and attracting and retaining early childhood teachers. Our curriculum and trainers are approved by the Michigan Registry.

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Need business resources right now?

Explore and download resources designed specifically for child care businesses in our Business Resource Center.

Business Resources