In Ohio, the early care and education industry generates $1.95 billion annually and provides almost 57,000 jobs. These statistics from 2004 are continuing to increase as our population grows. Quality accessible early child care is a critical component of Ohio's quality of life, attracting businesses and young professionals to the state.
This program will provide viewers with some guidelines to follow if they are considering a career as a small-business owner in child care.
Melissa Lane - Children's Center, Dublin
MarLita Bartlett - Ohio Dept. of Jobs & Family Services
Brad Shimp - Community Capital Development Corp.
Sandra Moody - Dehan Enterprises
June 23, 2008