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Program Goal is “the cutting edge of child care”

06/06/2017

“The first few years, staff were unsure of the process and of people coming into their rooms from YoungStar. Now, they look forward to it.” – April Niemi, Assistant Director, Early Head Start and Child Care CAP Services, Inc., Children’s […]


Bright Beginnings in YoungStar

12/14/2016

“I wanted to do everything the right way.” – Heather Sternitzky, Owner Heather’s Bright Beginnings, Granton Familiar Territory Heather was not new to child care or even YoungStar when she started her program. She started out in child care working […]


From Dealing Cards to Child Care

10/31/2016

“Once you get started with YoungStar and see what you have available…it’s well worth it.” – Suzette Rembert, Owner Doll’s Day Care, Odanah Career Transition Suzette started her family child care program, Doll’s Day Care, 3 years ago. She was […]


Loving [Child Care] All Over Again

10/26/2016

“The TCs, they are great, they are awesome, they know their stuff… they are very open to just helping us with what we need.” – Deborah Wampfler, Owner Deb’s Day Care, Waukesha Child Care Provider Since the Beginning Deb was […]


A “Remarkable Child Care Provider”

04/08/2016

“Since I have been in YoungStar it has really changed the focus of how I teach, and the quality and safety of the environment.” – Leah Zastoupil, Owner Zasty’s Family Child Care, Milton Roles in Early Childhood Leah Zastoupil opened Zasty’s […]


The Road to YoungStar

04/04/2016

“I would highly recommend [YoungStar], just because there are things that [child care providers] wouldn’t even think of that YoungStar can help them with.” – Tanya Jolma, Owner Country Kids Daycare, Ashland Getting on Board Tanya Jolma ran her child […]


Becoming a Child Care Professional

04/04/2016

“Every day I have a different experience with the children.” – Erika Gutierrez, Owner Erika Gutierrez, Green Bay Fulfilling a Need It is fitting that Erika Gutierrez’s family child care program is named for her, given that it grew to […]


Budgeting Made Easy: A CCR&R Success Story

02/24/2016

“We built up a relationship…I really wanted to get to know her first. I really asked her what she wanted to do.” – Kristy Prunty, YoungStar Technical Consultant, Child Care Partnership When Child Care Partnership YoungStar Technical Consultant (TC) Kristy […]


Home Grown Child Care (Cuidado Infantil Hecho en Casa)

10/13/2015

“The more we prepare ourselves, the more we learn, the better we are able to teach the children and support the families…the more we prepare the children in our care now, the more they can learn in school. We are […]


“It’s the Little Things That Keep you Going”

09/25/2015

“YoungStar was a dramatic change…but better. It’s a great program. I love YoungStar.” – Elizabeth Wooldridge, Director, Auntie E’s Childcare, Waukesha Transitions: Not Just Hard for Children Elizabeth was 18 when she started working in child care. Years later in […]


See Success for Yourself

“I am happy YoungStar was there…It has really helped my daycare… things like good nutrition, helping the kids stay active….even with my family. YoungStar is here to give us a better life.”   ‐ Chia Her, Director Wamengs Day Care, Wausau WI Back […]

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