Our Team

Jennifer Slavin

Director of Coaching

Jennifer Slavin is the Director of Coaching for The Child Care Success Company. She has been working with children since she started her own child care business at age 11, called “Best Babysitter!” She holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Jen also holds a Director’s Credential, a National Administrator’s Credential, and a Business Leadership Certificate. She is a strong advocate for Early Childhood Education and Administration Leadership. These two passions combined complement Jennifer’s experience and shine in her dedicated passion for ensuring that all your sites are of the highest quality and have the strongest leadership in the industry.

Jennifer has spent her entire career building a strong leadership team and being the lead driver in building a successful company. As the Vice President of Operations at a school she worked at for 17 years, Jennifer developed a strong leadership team and brought the business from one location to nine. She also created systems and processes that held all leadership accountable for getting results. As a coach with the Child Care Success Company, Jennifer has had the privilege of working with professionals across various roles within child care centers, guiding them through challenges, and supporting them in achieving their goals. She possesses a deep understanding of the complexities of business operations and has successfully implemented strategies that have led to enhanced productivity, increased revenue, and improved customer satisfaction.

Jennifer’s experience working at and with all levels and positions within the child care industry highlights her ability to provide guidance on leadership development, communication skills, performance management, and strategic thinking. She is skilled at analyzing complex business challenges and developing innovative solutions. Her experience within the field has proven that she is able to identify underlying issues and provide actionable recommendations that drive sustainable growth, accountability, and results. Jennifer has successfully led and mentored teams of leaders, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work culture, as well as successfully leading and executing team projects. She has a special and unique way of seeing things from an owner’s mindset and leading as if the business were hers.

Jennifer believes her family to be the best gift she has been given. She has a wonderful husband, Brett, three beautiful daughters, Kira, Molly, and Lena, and a sweet young man, Emmett. Her passion is to continue her mission of leaving her mark by spreading joy, happiness, and LOTS of sparkle to all those she meets by inspiring, encouraging, and supporting all child care leaders.

Jen’s motto is a quote from Mother Theresa, “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” She absolutely cannot wait to meet and work with you!!

The Learning Center

Listen to our top rated Child Care Rockstar™ Radio podcast, hosted by Kris Murray.

Leadership, finances, marketing, and more topics covered in our blog.

Watch whiteboard videos, interviews, and discussions on key business topics.


Books specifically written for child care business owners and leaders by Kris and team.

Connect with us on Facebook and get involved in key business conversations.