All staff hired into Island Kiddie Kampus are highly qualified in Early Childhood Education. Teachers have degrees ranging from a Child Development Associate’s through Bachelor Degree programs. Each Program Director at the three school locations has a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.
Staff regularly attend seminars and conferences to keep up with modern trends in education. Classes are offered by the Appelbaum Institute, Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, Baker College and Childcare Education Institute. Each staff member completes a mandated 24 credit hours as set forth by the Great Start Collaborative for “highly qualified centers.” This amount is double the state requirement of 12 credit hours per year. Staff also complete CPR and First Aid training on a yearly basis.