Employee Engagement

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.


Host a Workshop

Strong Start offers three different workshop and a storytime free of cost to community partners. All services can be offered at your location and flexible scheduling is available.


Display a Strong Start Nevada Poster

Hang a Strong Start Nevada poster in your classroom, break room, lobby or other areas of your office or school as an easy way to raise awareness to the Strong Start Nevada Campaign.


Distribute Parent Resource Guides

These one page guides are a list of resources in the community that assist families with various needs such as: Food, Financial Assistance, Transportation, persons with disabilities, etc.

Northern Nevada Guide    Southern Nevada Guide


qrisjuly2014Hang a QRIS Reach for the Stars Poster

Hanging a QRIS Reach for the Stars Poster in your business’ break room and/or office building is an easy way to inform your employees about the Nevada’s QRIS program.


Adopt Policies that Support Parents

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.


Pay Stub Messages

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?