The Schedule



Registration Opens

Attendees are encouraged to check-in and grab their name tags prior to our Welcome Reception on Thursday evening.

Financial Diagnosis Appointments

Meet one-on-one with a designated THRIVE Guide for a 45-minute review of your childcare company financials as we diagnose your school’s greatest opportunity for growth and let you know what areas to focus your attention during Friday’s workshop.

Welcome Reception | 6-8 PM

We like to kick off our workshops at unique, local venues with great few drinks, delicious food and great vibes!




Breakfast & Registration | 7-8 AM

Check-in at our registration desk if you were unable to on Thursday and enjoy a light breakfast with your fellow childcare professionals.

Morning Content | 8 AM - 12 PM

Driving Revenue: Nothing else matters if we don't get this right!

i. Industry Update

ii. Weekly, Monthly & Annual Reporting

iii. Tuition Rates and Discounts

iv. Occupancy

v. Driving Revenue

vi. THRIVE Case Study Groups

Lunch & Networking | 12-1 PM

Enjoy a delicious lunch with your THRIVE case study group as you discuss what financial areas your assigned fictional school should focus on for growth.

Afternoon Content | 1-5 PM

Let’s get real about the numbers!

i. Case Study Presentations

ii. Cash Flow and Accounts Receivable

iii. Budgeting Expenses

iv. Staffing Tips & Tricks with Kathe Petchel

v. Benchmarking Expenses