Developing and Administering a Child Care Center / Edition 4

Developing and Administering a Child Care Center / Edition 4

by Dorothy June Sciarra, Anne G. Dorsey, Dorothy June Sciarra
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827383657

ISBN-13: 9780827383654

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Cengage Delmar Learning

A popular bestseller, this practical and indispensable book contains everything you need to know about planning, setting-up, and running a child care center. The standard in its field for over fifteen years, Developing and Administering a Child Care Center has been updated to include expanded coverage of child care center start-up, special needs learners,…  See more details below

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A popular bestseller, this practical and indispensable book contains everything you need to know about planning, setting-up, and running a child care center. The standard in its field for over fifteen years, Developing and Administering a Child Care Center has been updated to include expanded coverage of child care center start-up, special needs learners, accreditation, and much more. Written by experienced administrators and educators, this new edition is essential for students as well as practicing directors. Look for These New Features: updated chapters on finance and funding cover the complex funding issues facing child care centers today, all-new interviews with practicing directors provide important information from professionals in the community about what present and future directors need to know, updated and expanded information on dealing with special needs learners applies current research to practice, and numerous sample forms and working papers provide a ready resource of essential information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827383654
Publisher:
Cengage Delmar Learning
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Early Childhood Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Developing Interpersonal Relationships1
Ch. 2Assessing Community Need and Establishing a Program11
Ch. 3Licensing and Certifying29
Ch. 4Establishing and Working with a Board47
Ch. 5Handling Financial Matters75
Ch. 6Funding the Program99
Ch. 7Developing a Center Facility123
Ch. 8Equipping the Center163
Ch. 9Staffing the Center191
Ch. 10Publicizing the Center and Selecting the Children281
Ch. 11Grouping and Enrolling the Children293
Ch. 12Managing the Food and the Health and Safety Programs321
Ch. 13Evaluating Center Components347
Ch. 14Providing for Personal and Professional Staff Development373
Ch. 15Working with Parents, Volunteers, and the Community391
Ch. 16The Working Director471
Appendix A Partial List: Sources of Early Childhood Materials, Equipment and Supplies489
Appendix B Partial List: Professional Organizations and Information Sources491
Appendix C Partial List: Early Childhood Periodicals and Media495
Director's Library497
Index503

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