Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program / Edition 8by Dorothy June Sciarra
Pub. Date: 03/20/2012
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs in diverse communities, DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, Ninth Edition, covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. It is written primarily
Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs in diverse communities, DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, Ninth Edition, covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. It is written primarily for future early childhood educators whether or not they plan to work in the administrative aspects of the field, and is also a rich resource for practicing directors. In this thoroughly updated edition, the authors provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, including curriculum selection; funding; budgeting; selecting, training, and supervising staff; housing the program and purchasing equipment; working with children and parents; accrediting and licensing an early childhood center; and carrying out program evaluation and quality improvement strategies.
- Cengage Learning
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- PSY 681 Ethical, Historical, Legal, and Professional Issues in School Psychology Series
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- Older Edition
Table of Contents
1. The Effective Director. 2. Assessing Community Need and Establishing a Program. 3. Licensing and Certification. 4. Organizing Center Structure and Working with a Board. 5. Handling Financial Matters. 6. Funding the Program. 7. Developing a Center Facility. 8. Equipping the Center. 9. Staffing the Center. 10. Recruiting Children. 11. Supporting Quality Curriculum. 12. Managing the Food and the Health and Safety Programs. 13. Working with Families, Volunteers, and the Community. 14. Providing for Personal and Professional Staff Development. 15. Evaluating Center Components. 16. Marketing the Program. Appendix A. NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment. Appendix B. NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation Programs. Appendix C. NAEYC Program Administrator Definition and Competencies. Appendix D. NAEYC Accreditation Standards for Early Childhood Programs. Appendix E. Sources of Early Childhood Materials, Equipment, and Supplies. Appendix F. Early Childhood Professional Organizations and Information Sources. Appendix G. Early Childhood Periodicals and Media. Appendix H. Director's Library.
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