Early Childhood Conference

Sponsored by NE Extension in Dodge County, Platte Valley Early Learning Connection and National Association for Family Child Care

Tom Copeland presents

Successful Strategies for Marketing Your Business

Participants will acquire the knowledge and confidence to be better able to promote their business and succeed as a business. Content includes:

* What are the child care trends that will affect your business

* How to identify the benefits of your program

* Five key marketing strategies

* How to use the Internet to promote your program (Facebook, Craigslist, Child Care Forums, Online classified ads, etc.)

* How to compete against child care centers and exempt providers

* How to determine what to charge parents

Tom Copeland

Tom Copeland is the nation’s leading trainer, author and advocate on the business of family child care since 1981.

Tom is a licensed attorney and has presented hundreds of business workshops for family child care providers across the country. He answers thousands of calls and emails each year to help providers, tax professionals and trainers understand complex business and tax issues.

From 1981 to 2009 Tom worked at Resources for Child Caring in Minnesota, where he was the director of Redleaf National Institute for 15 years.

Tom has written nine books on the business of family child care published by Redleaf Press, a division of Resources for Child Caring.

Tom was on the board of directors of First Children’s Finance, a non-profit organization providing low interest loans and consulting and technical assistance to help family child care providers succeed as a business. They operate in Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri and Texas.

Tom graduated from Macalester College (BA) in 1972 and from William Mitchell College of Law (JD) in 1980. Tom lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with his wife, Diane, and two cats, Duke and Ella.

Fremont Early Childhood Conference with Tom Copeland

Saturday, Oct. 28th, 8:30am-1pm

130 East 9th Street

Fremont, NE

Held at Fremont Public Schools Building in large conference room

Registration fee of $10 will be due day of conference as you sign in.


To register:

Call Dodge County Extension office 402 727 2775


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