• Posted Feb 13, 2024

Annual Letter to our Stakeholders

Thank you for being a Stakeholder of Jovial. As a Stakeholder, you benefit by having access to preschool management software, with support, along with a vibrant nationwide community of preschools. Read our full Annual Letter to our Stakeholders.

Preschool Licensing

Preschool Licensing

Licensing is the first step towards opening or starting a daycare or preschool. Without a license or waiver, programs cannot legally enroll children.

Teacher Education
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  • Posted Jan 5, 2023

Teacher Education Opportunity

January 25, 2023 and February 23, 2023, at 7:00pm PT

Teachers! Sharpen your skills, deepen your knowledge, and get fresh ideas for the classroom! Parent Child Preschools Organization is pleased to offer two virtual professional development worksh

Daycare vs Preschool

"Daycare" vs. "Preschool"

At daycares and preschools alike, you'll find children singing at circle time, building with blocks, learning to share, and playing outdoors. So what's the difference between daycares and preschools, and why does it matter how you categorize your program?

Preschool Curriculum

Preschool Curriculum Guide

This guide will help you design a preschool curriculum and daily routine that accomplishes the goal of any high quality preschool: to promote creativity, curiosity, problem-solving, empathy, and social-emotional growth.

How to Start a Preschool Co-op

How to Start a Preschool Cooperative ("Co-Op")

Co-op preschools are all about collaboration and community. Board members are parents of enrollees, and shape everything from educational philosophy to hours and location.

preschool types

Types of Preschools

Types of preschools; whether Reggio Emilia, Montessori, Cooperative, Nature-based, or a combination, choosing the right type for your community is an important first step in starting a preschool

Preschool classroom makeover

Preschool Classroom Makeover (for under $500!)

Planning a preschool classroom makeover before students return this fall? We have some tips!

Kids in Nature Preschool

How to Start a Nature Preschool

If you’re thinking of launching a nature preschool, now is the time. Demand for quality outdoor early childhood education is soaring! This guide walks you through, step by step, how to start a nature preschool, and includes a number of valuable resources.

mini case study oak leaf cooperative preschool

Launching an Enrichment Program: A Mini Case Study

A mini case-study about launching an enrichment program at Oak Leaf Cooperative Preschool

About Jovial

Jovial offers high-quality preschool management software — at no charge — to all non-profits and smaller for-profits.

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