Family Child Care Institute: From Babysitter to Business Owner | Part 1


from 8:30am - 4:00pm


McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership
At National Louis University
6200 Capitol Drive
Wheeling, IL 60090

Presented by: Patricia Dischler, president of the National Association for Family Child Care, author of From Babysitter to Business Owner, and a former family child care provider.


Registration cost:$125 for one day or $200 for both daysCost includes:Breakfast and lunch each day; all materialsRegistration deadline:03.20.2013

Register here

Training/Event Description:

Elevate your child care business from the conventional to the exceptional! This two-part institute will guide you in identifying, setting, and measuring goals to get the business results you are looking for. Participants will learn about best practices for budget management, focused marketing, and communication with parents. The institute will be facilitated by Patricia Dischler, formerly a family child care provider for over 17 years, author of From Babysitter to Business Owner, and currently the President of The National Association for Family Child Care. Join us for an opportunity to document your professional, marketing, and communication goals.

This event takes place over two separate dates:

Part 1 | 03.23.2013
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership
(See map and directions above)

Part 2 | 05.18.2013
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
at the Leadership Connections conference


  • Total clock hours: 6
  • Illinois Gateways for Opportunity Approved


Safiyah Jackson at 847.947.5056


Your local child care resource and referral agency may have scholarship funds available to assist with your registration or tuition costs for this event. Find your local CCR&R.