Management of Child Development Centers / Edition 4

Management of Child Development Centers / Edition 4

by Verna Hildebrand, Patricia F. Hearron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132386356

ISBN-13: 9780132386357

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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

Overview

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

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

PART I INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1 Managing Children's Centers in the 21st Century

Chapter 2 Types of Child Development Programs

Chapter 3 Applying Theories in Managing a Child Development Center

PART II CORE COMPETENCIES

Chapter 4 Reflective Management: Personal and Professional Self-Awareness

Chapter 5 Organizational Management

Chapter 6 Fiscal Management

Chapter 7 Personnel Management

Chapter 8 Human Relations

Chapter 9 Facilities Management

Chapter 10 Managing Health and Safety Issues

Chapter 11 Managing Food Service

Chapter 12 Educational Programming

Chapter 13 Family Support

Chapter 14 Marketing and Public Relations

Chapter 15 Assessment and Evaluation

Chapter 16 Leadership

Appendix Resources for Professional Support

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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