E79 – Transforming Early Education: The Power of Innovative Programs with Monica and Cleveland Howard

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Get ready to immerse yourself in another compelling episode of the Child Care Genius Podcast! In episode 79, Carol and I are honored to continue our Black History Month edition by featuring Cleveland and Monica Howard, the visionary minds behind the Sunshine Schools of North Carolina. Throughout February, we’re shining a spotlight on four African American owners who have made history in their markets and are doing incredible things. Cleveland and Monica share their inspiring journey and invaluable insights into the world of early childhood education.

Listen in as we unravel the story of how Cleveland and Monica’s love story blossomed into a thriving child care empire. From their very first meeting to the unwavering support and consistency that have defined their partnership, their journey is a testament to the power of love and commitment.

Join us as we explore the unique programs and initiatives that set the Sunshine Schools apart, from early Spanish and baby sign language to their innovative apprenticeship program. Get ready to be impressed by their dedication to providing top-quality child care services that go above and beyond for the children and families they serve.

Tune in as Cleveland and Monica share their insights into overcoming challenges, from navigating the complexities of opening new schools amidst a pandemic to tackling the ongoing staffing struggles and how CCG coaching has helped guide them along the way. Cleveland and Monica are making an impact in their community and are building a legacy their family will be proud of for generations to come.  Their resilience and determination serve as an inspiration to us all, proving that with passion and perseverance, anything is possible.


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