Child Care Service Owner: Main Duties and Responsibilities (01:20)
Jean Hawks owns a child development center where she oversees all aspects of the business.
Child Care Service Owner: Career Beginnings (01:50)
Hawks moved her childcare center to a former elementary school after outgrowing a church basement.
Child Care Service Owner: Keys for Success (01:39)
Being an entrepreneur takes energy, dedication, clear goals, and the ability to envision your dream.
Child Care Service Owner: Education and Certification Requirements (00:58)
Hawks recommends a four-year degree in education and a degree in business.
Child Care Service Owner: Workplace Atmosphere (01:22)
Hawks is onsite and available to parents during drop-off and pickup. She strives for a "Mary Poppins" atmosphere.
Child Care Service Owner: Advice for Aspiring Pros (01:39)
Hawks encourages anyone who loves watching children grow and learn to work in this field. Communication is key with parents and children.
Child Care Service Owner: A Day on the Job (01:54)
Hawks confers with all departments to make sure they have what they need. Ordering school supplies and keeping the teachers uplifted are some of her responsibilities.
Child Care Service Owner: Industry Goals and Services (01:07)
Hawk's goal is to provide quality childcare. She discusses the nationwide shortage of trained teachers.
Child Care Service Owner: Industry Challenges (01:59)
Hawks discusses the challenge of providing affordable and quality care. Hear how she deals with security concerns.
Child Care Service Owner: Looking at the Future (01:21)
Hawks discusses the need for more government support to make quality, affordable childcare available in the future.
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