Management of Child Development Centers / Edition 4

Management of Child Development Centers / Edition 4

by Verna Hildebrand, Patricia F. Hearron
     
 

Management of Child Development Centers is the core text that students of child development center administration need to help them learn to manage effectively in the twenty-first century. It is the only text structured around the thirteen competencies that capable, confident child development center directors must possess. This practical text by Professor Patricia

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Management of Child Development Centers is the core text that students of child development center administration need to help them learn to manage effectively in the twenty-first century. It is the only text structured around the thirteen competencies that capable, confident child development center directors must possess. This practical text by Professor Patricia F. Hearron, a former child development center manager, and well-known author and Professor Emerita Verna Hildebrand, focuses on targeted problem-solving strategies, decision making, and specific tools. A classic in the field since 1984, the sixth edition of Management of Child Development Centers has been updated and expanded to emphasize strategies and solutions to the challenges facing today’s child development center managers.

More of what prospective and practicing administrators need to know…

  • More self-evaluation and reflection instruments

  • New practical strategies to reduce stress and burnout

  • More specific methods to improve overall effectiveness

  • More information about revised NAEYC accreditation standards

  • More information about the revised Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R) and the revised Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS-R)

  • More information specific to infants and toddlers

  • More detailed guidelines for recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect

  • More specific information to help with fund-raising

  • More Internet resources

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132386357
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Managing children's centers in the 21st century2
Ch. 2Types of child development programs19
Ch. 3Applying theories in managing a child development center38
Ch. 4Reflective management : personal and professional self-awareness60
Ch. 5Organizational management76
Ch. 6Fiscal management97
Ch. 7Personnel management123
Ch. 8Human relations151
Ch. 9Facilities management174
Ch. 10Managing health and safety issues198
Ch. 11Managing food service222
Ch. 12Educational programming245
Ch. 13Family support270
Ch. 14Marketing and public relations294
Ch. 15Assessment and evaluation314
Ch. 16Leadership331

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