Management of Child Development Centers / Edition 5

Management of Child Development Centers / Edition 5

by Patricia F. Hearron, Verna Hildebrand, Patricia F. Hearron
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130975168

ISBN-13: 9780130975164

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Pearson

In this popular book, Hearron and Hildebrand position the child development program among the key components of a child's "ecosystem." They show high-quality children's programs as essential support for a child's family—not as islands of education unconnected to the rest of a child's world. Coverage is clearly based on developmentally appropriate practices and

Overview

In this popular book, Hearron and Hildebrand position the child development program among the key components of a child's "ecosystem." They show high-quality children's programs as essential support for a child's family—not as islands of education unconnected to the rest of a child's world. Coverage is clearly based on developmentally appropriate practices and the indicators of quality established by the NAEYC and organized around thirteen core competencies, with a full chapter devoted to each. The book is written in friendly, easy-to-understand language, and bolstered by learning aids, examples, and exercises that capture the reader's attention and keep it. For pre-school teachers and day-care personnel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130975164
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
389
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION.

1. Managing Children's Centers in the 21st Century.
2. Types of Child Development Programs.
3. Applying Theories in Managing a Child Development Center.

PART II: CORE COMPETENCIES.

4. Reflective Management: Personal and Professional Self-Awareness.
5. Organizational Management.
6. Fiscal Management.
7. Personnel Management.
8. Human Relations.
9. Facilities Management.
10. Managing Health and Safety Issues.
11. Managing Food Service.
12. Educational Programming.
13. Family Support.
14. Marketing and Public Relations.
15. Assessment and Evaluation.
16. Leadership.

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