Administration of Programs for Young Children / Edition 7

Administration of Programs for Young Children / Edition 7

by Phyllis M. Click, Kim Karkos
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418037907

ISBN-13: 9781418037901

Pub. Date: 03/13/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN is a tried and true guide for early childhood education students who want to be directors, as well as a comprehensive resource for those who are already directors. The text emphasizes the role of leaders/managers and their function in relation to new staff, while simultaneously addressing the needs of children, parents…  See more details below

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ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN is a tried and true guide for early childhood education students who want to be directors, as well as a comprehensive resource for those who are already directors. The text emphasizes the role of leaders/managers and their function in relation to new staff, while simultaneously addressing the needs of children, parents, and other staff. Coverage includes a wide variety of information about relevant program elements as well as methods and principles related to supervising student teachers, assistant teachers, teachers, parents, and volunteers. Real-life scenarios equip working directors with problem- solving techniques; readers also learn best practices in child care program management. Highlights include a fresh new design, a new chapter diversity, up-to-date technology information, and new TeachSource Videos integrated into each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418037901
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/13/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: ADMINISTRATION. 1. The Director: A Broad View. 2. Diversity and Early Education. 3. Choices: Schools and Programs. 4. Administering Program Plans. Part II: PLANNING: PROGRAM AND ENVIRONMENT. 5. Planning: Infants and Toddlers. 6. Planning: Preschool Age Children. 7. Planning: School Age Children. 8. Planning: Family Child Care. Part III: STAFF. 9. Staff Selection/Personnel Policies. 10. Staff Supervision and Training. Part IV: MANAGEMENT. 11. Budget. 12. Nutrition, Health, and Safety for the Program. 13. Beginnings: A New Program/A New Year. 14. Including Families and the Community. 15. Maintaining Quality of Child Care. Appendix A: Computerized Data Management. Appendix B: Professional Organizations and Sources of Information. Appendix C: Sources for Early Childhood Materials, Equipment, Supplies, and Books. Appendix D: State Child-Care Licensing Agencies. Appendix E: NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct.

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