Segments in this Video

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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Child Care Service Owner—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a Child Care Service Owner? In this Career Q&A video interview, Jean Hawks talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success in child care services. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 16 minutes

Item#: BVL166287

ISBN: 978-1-64481-298-3

Copyright date: ©2018

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