My newest webinar is “How to Raise Your Rates During COVID-19” and will be held on Wednesday, November 11th from 8-9pm Eastern Time.

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Many family child care providers struggle with what they should charge. This webinar will address these questions:

  • Is raising your rates during a pandemic a good idea?
  • What is a “COVID-19 Surcharge”?
  • How should you establish your rates?
  • How do I talk to parents about my rates?

In addition, my webinar will discuss:

  • Practical advice about whether to offer discounts
  • What are examples of sliding fee scales
  • Can you charge different rates to different parents?
  • Are there alternatives to raising rates that will increase your income?

Register here for the webinar.

Register by 11/11/2020 3:00pm Eastern time.

This webinar is sponsored by the National Association for Family Child Care. You can join the National Association for Family Child Care here.


The fee is $25 if you are a member of the National Association for Family Child care or $40 if you are not.

The webinar is 100% tax deductible! This price includes both the live webinar and a recording. Proof of attendance will be automatically emailed the day after the webinar.

Clock Hours: 1 Hour (Training credit is only given for the live webinar.

Participants can ask me questions during the webinar and will receive a copy of the power point after the webinar. The webinar is recorded, so you can listen to it later if you can’t attend live.

I conduct a monthly webinar series in partnership with the National Association for Family Child Care. To see an overview of all my webinars, go here.

Tom Copeland –

Family Child Care Marketing Guide

For more information about setting rates, see my book Family Child Care Marketing Guide.