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* 1. Which of the following best describes your program?

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* 2. In what region is your facility or who is your regional R&R agency?

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* 3. How many hours per week is your program open?

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* 4. Which shifts do you offer child care services?  (Select the answer that most closely matches your program)

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* 5. How many children do you have enrolled as of today?

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* 6. What funding do you receive? Check all that apply

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* 7. What type of child care software, if any, do you use? (ex. ProCare, Oncare, Smartcare, etc.) Please type N/A if you do not use a child care software. If you use more than one, please list all.

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* 8. Which of the following business aspects do you manage with this software

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* 9. Which of the following are challenging for you in terms of cost, time and/or expertise

  Cost Time Expertise
Billing and collecting fees from parents
Billing and collecting Best Beginnings subsidy
Budgeting and managing budgets
Record keeping
Tax Preparation and filing
Payroll Processing

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* 10. Which of the following are challenging for you in terms of cost, time and/or expertise

  Cost Time Expertise
Finding and keeping good staff
Affording to pay for quality staff
Supervising and scheduling staff
Having substitutes available
Affording/ paying for training
Finding training that works with your schedule
Meeting licensure standards for training requirements

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* 11. Which of the following are challenging for you in terms of cost, time and/or expertise

  Cost Time Expertise
Providing staff benefits like health insurance and retirement
Finding affordable janitorial and maintenance services
Affording/ paying for toys, books, and materials for the program
Affording liability insurance
Getting the best prices on food items, cleaning supplies, etc.

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* 12. Which of the following are challenging for you in terms of cost, time and/or expertise

  Cost Time Expertise
Pre-licensing/licensing process
Staying fully enrolled/managing enrollment ups and downs
Using the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
Access to microloans or grants for business start-up or equipment/expansion
Getting the best prices on food items, cleaning supplies, etc.

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* 13. Which of the following are challenging for you in terms of cost, time and/or expertise

  Cost Time Expertise
Fencing outdoor play space or providing outdoor equipment
Acquiring and maintaining space appropriate for child development or a child facility
Access to high speed Internet services

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* 14. Please select your top 3 challenges from the list below.

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* 15. Below is a list of services that shared service networks often provide. Check your interest level on any of these services:

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* 16. The following activities take time after the hours you serve children and your time is valuable. Which might you be willing to pay something towards in order to have time for your personal lie and family?

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* 17. Please share any additional information you think would be beneficial for us to know.

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