Staff turnover, and burnout. Those two words that make any director or owner shudder. In the early education industry these are two harsh realities that you are likely to encounter more often than you feel prepared for. Understanding how to get ahead of common problems that arise is key in creating a supportive environment where people want to stay while thriving. At the end of this training, you will be able to identify ways that you can support your team through professional growth, the use of reward systems, and employing pro-communication skills. Through describing how to foster professional growth not only in yourself but your team, you will successfully create a positive atmosphere that helps drive your planning and decision making in a more supportive way for your center, teachers, the families you serve and for yourself.