Bozeman, Mont. (November 7, 2018) — Zoot Enterprises, a Bozeman-based fintech company providing advanced origination, acquisition, and decision management solutions to a global client base, is pleased to announce that it has received the Early Childhood Excellence in Program Administration award from the Montana Association for the Education of Young Children. The award recognizes the efforts of the Zoot Adventure Learning Academy (ZALA), which was opened in April to provide childcare for Zoot employees with children aged 0-5.
“We created ZALA because we care about our employees and wanted to create an environment where our employees’ families can thrive,” said Rebekah Nelson, President of ZALA. “The positive reception that we have received from the community, our employees and the Montana Association for the Education of Young Children are indicators that we are on the right track.”
The Montana Association for the Education of Young Children is an organization of childcare and early childhood education professionals working with local, state and national issues that affect children and families. They fight for the betterment of the future generation through advocacy and by supporting, educating, and representing early childhood professionals.
“We are proud of Zoot’s amazing work in the community and their attention to the early childhood needs of their community and business,” said Rhiannon Shook, Executive Director of the program. “We feel that they exemplify the need for businesses to provide childcare to their employees.” She continued, “We also feel that they really have been intentional about thinking of the needs of our youngest citizens.”
Rebekah Nelson accepted the award on behalf of Zoot at 2018 Montana Early Childhood Conference on October 19.
For more information about ZALA, visit https://www.zootadventurelearningacademy.com/.