Promoting the importance of high quality early learning programs in the workplace is an easy way to ensure a happy and healthy employer-employee relationship. It shows that your business not only cares about your employees’ professional development, but also their work-life balance. There are many ways to support your employees’ access to high quality early education programs; below are a few ways you can engage your employees.
In Nevada, over 60% of families with children under the age of six have all available parents in the workforce. Adopting family-friendly workplace policies can help ensure these families can fulfill both their family and work obligations.
You can include information on available early childhood resources in your community on your employee pay stubs. For example, you might include information on the Strong Start Nevada Campaign or Nevada’s Silver State Stars Quality Rating and Improvement program. Messages can be tailored to meet your business’ and employees’ needs. It’s an easy way to help your team members navigate an often-complicated system of support services
Distribute Strong Start Brochures
The Strong Start brochures are a resources for parents that will help answer
the following questions:
- Why is early childhood education important?
- How do I find high quality programs?
- Where can I find help with the cost of child care?
- What can I do to improve early learning for children in Nevada?