Classes are offered in Spanish and in English. A review of the curriculum content reveals participants are educated about licensing requirements, business planning, marketing, nutrition, legal issues, child abuse, record keeping , taxes and finance, accounting, setting up a home child care and costs of operation. Participants also complete CPR and first aid training as part of the curriculum.
Support services including in home assessment, to resolve any personal barriers; technical assistance to understand and fulfill all licensing and procedural requirements for a new business or child care.
The Child Care networking gatherings are attended by currently operating child care providers as well as participants, because the training sessions qualify for continuing education credits for child care. Helping child care providers to continue their education is one way MLCDC is contributing to the growth and well being of our children knowledge base.
Mundo Latino Newspaper
Wells Fargo Bank
Bank of the West
University of Nebraska Omaha
Pettis Law Office
Creighton University State Farm Pettis Law Office
Douglas County/Visitors Grant Nebraska Arts Council SAM's Club
Douglas County/South Omaha Historical Grant Grace University
Community Investments Opportunities (CIO) Security National Bank Coventry Nebraska
Individuals wishing to start a business attend a four week intensive training on how to develop a one page business plan. Those with a viable business plan continue with one-on-one technical assistance to implement the plan. Business’s owners receive technical assistance to understand and fulfill all licensing and procedural requirements for a new business.
MLCDC has four week training for business start up. It emphasizes the business plan. The business plan training emphasizes technical assistance.
These meetings encourage the growth of Latino small businesses for industry. Also, these gatherings are creating a bridge between businesses from different communities.
Preparation of business plans, business accounting, taxation, marketing, legal clinics,technology trainings and QuickBooks.