Child Care, Head Start & Children's Play & Learning Environments

The White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group offers the following services to child care centers, preschools, Head Start, Early Head Start, child development and day care centers. All of our services are overseen by Vicki L. Stoecklin, our Education & Child Development Director.

Facility Design Services:

  • Full service architectural and site design: new construction and remodels: preliminary design through complete construction documents
  • Outdoor playground design, including natural playgrounds and play gardens: new construction and renovations, preliminary design through complete construction documents and equipment specifications
  • Master planning and construction/renovation cost estimates
  • Consultations to childcare directors, Head Start directors and Early Head Start directors on facility design and equipment
  • Training for architects, interior designers, child care directors, Head Start directors, Early Head Start directors on facility design

Planning, Predevelopment & Development of Childcare Facility Services:

  • Technical assistance on the role of culture in child care
  • Preliminary plans and cost estimates
  • Performing child care market research and analysis
  • Feasibility studies for childcare, day care or preschool services
  • Developing program start-up budgets and financial projections
  • Facility and space planning

Technical Assistance & Training In Childcare Center Business and Financial Management:

  • Assistance in writing or reviewing business plans
  • Technical assistance or training on securing loans and grants
  • Creating child care center marketing plans
  • Writing child care center policies and procedures
  • Projecting operational costs, breakeven analysis and profitability for a childcare center business