A 12-week child care training program for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in starting a home daycare business is among topics of this week’s free webinar presented by the Small Business Development Center at CSU Bakersfield.
Guest host, Maureen Buscher-Dang is joined by Crystal Quiñones, Lead Coach of Nurture, a nonprofit that works with community-based organizations, small business development centers, and child care resource and referral agencies. Quiñones provides details on an upcoming 12-week child care course that will provide training, mentoring and grant assistance for new startup home daycare businesses. Set to begin Sept. 18 in English and Spanish, the program is available at no cost through the Central CA SBDC network service area.
Buscher-Dang is also be joined by Israel Lara Jr., outreach specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Fresno District. Lara discusses online steps for EIDL repayments, how to handle identity theft related to EIDL, and what to do if there are problems paying.
Economist Mark Evans, an emeritus professor from CSUB joins the webinar with a look at the California Department of Finance’s recently released demographic projections and what they may mean for the state.
This marks the 289th episode of the weekly “Webinar Wednesday” business series that provides news and information helpful to employers and business owners.
The CSU Bakersfield SBDC provides free one-on-one consulting to help small business owners. New and existing businesses can sign up for assistance by clicking here!
TIMESTAMPS Link in bold blue below is where Crystal Quiñones begins to speak
00:32 Coming Up on Webinar Wednesday
00:56 What’s up today August 30, 2023
02:00 Free Human Resources Hotline for Employers
02:50 Bakersfield Foodservice Management Program
03:08 2nd Annual Youth Entrepreneurship Education Summit – Sept. 15
03:58 Maureen introduces today’s first guest speaker, Israel Lara Jr., outreach specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Fresno District.
04:28 Israel Lara, Jr. begins to speak
04:49 Israel Lara begins his PowerPoint Presentation
05:50 Small Business Administration Fresno District areas served
06:01 Loan Repayment
06:54 Loan Repayment Date
07:15 Introducing the New MySBA Loan Portal
07:39 MySBA Loan Portal – SBA Borrower Instructions Overview
08:19 MySBA Loan Portal – Create, Authenticate, Access
08:34 What you need to create your MySBA Loan Portal
09:09 How to create your MySBA Loan Portal – Register
11:17 Verify E-mail Address - click on verification link in email to authenticate
11:30 Log In with your MySBA credentials to continue
11:44 Access your MySBA Loan Portal Account
12:11 Loan Accounts
12:42 Loan Summaries
13:56 Tax Forms
14:17 Payment History and Payment Activity
15:04 Customer Support
15:42 Have a question about your loan?
16:05 Instructions for COVID-19 EIDL EIN Borrowers
17:10 Report identity theft to SBA
17:29 Resource Partners
20:09 Maureen introduces Webinar Wednesday resident economist, Dr. Mark Evans
20:25 Dr. Evans begins his presentation: Incorporating Population Projections in Business Planning & Fed Watch Update
21:25 2022-2040: Slowing Population Growth
21:53 2040-2060: Population Decline
23:00 Dependents per Working Age Adult 0.73 → 0.84
23:44 Data Sources
23:52 Population decline & the “boiling frog” parable
24:37 Necessity: Mother of Invention & Innovation
26:33 Consumer Expenditure Survey U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
27:04 Fed Watch / Macroeconomic Update
28:28 Maureen introduces Crystal Quiñones, Lead Coach of Nurture
29:02 Crystal Quiñones begins to speak
29:29 Crystal Quiñones begins her presentation: Financial Security & Economic Mobility for Child Care Entrepreneurs
29:52 What problem are we trying to solve? Child Care Sector Market Failure
30:40 How can we solve it?
30:51 Why focus on home-based child care?
33:45 How do we accelerate child care business incubation?
34:15 Core approach
35:49 What is it like to grow with Nurture?
35:59 Self-paced learning & group support
36:13 One-on-one responsive coaching
36:40 Access to capital
36:50 Watch videos, explore resources, reflect on options
37:05 Apply what you learn using interactive tools
37:48 Decisions and commitments become your business plan
38:14 Weekly one-hour meetings anchor content
38:47 Flexible, responsive coaching supports persistence
39:07 Start-up grants, emergency grants, zero-interest loans advance equity
39:36 Content is divided into courses
39:46 Current opportunity
40:52 Frequently Asked Questions
43:10 Learn more
44:03 Enrollment Pathway
44:31 Explore Child Care Entrepreneurship
45:23 Find a Course and Sign Participation Agreement
46:06 Social Media Campaign Material in English & Spanish
46:19 Downloadable Flyers in English & Spanish
46:27 Maureen rejoins Crystal for discussion, plus Questions and Answers with Attendees