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Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week


April 25-29 is the inaugural Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week. ABC Care proud to join with school age child care programs across the U.S. in celebrating our Afterschool Professionals. Our ABC Care Afterschool Professionals are the best. They are hard working and dedicated. They engage children each day with Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, the Arts, Social Emotional Learning, Health and Wellness and much, much more. There is an estimated 850,00 Afterschool Professionals in the U.S. An estimated 10.2 million children participate in afterschool programs each year. ABC Care celebrates our well trained, creative, exceptional staff. Those staff include Directors, Assistant Directors, School Age Child Care Teachers, Assistant School Age Child Care Teachers and Assistants. They reach for and achieve excellence on a daily basis, including being Nationally Accreditated. Afterschool Professionals make a difference in the life of children!

Here are some ways families can join us as we celebrate the amazing staff in our ABC Care centers. You can take hand written cards to your staff. You could email our office with kudos for your staff. You can make hand made signs for your staff. You could take treats to the center for the staff to share. Or you could purchase gift cards for a specialty coffee or lunch. Everyone appreciates being recognized for their efforts and influence and a simple "Thank You" goes a long way!

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