Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs / Edition 7

Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs / Edition 7

by Celia A. Decker, John R. Decker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130271683

ISBN-13: 9780130271686

Pub. Date: 08/11/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This practical and leading book offers a solid overview of what is involved in carefully planning and running quality early childhood programs. The authors believe that the lack of real quality in today's early childhood programs should be of paramount concern to future administrators, and so have created a book that will aid them in the initial planning of quality

Overview

This practical and leading book offers a solid overview of what is involved in carefully planning and running quality early childhood programs. The authors believe that the lack of real quality in today's early childhood programs should be of paramount concern to future administrators, and so have created a book that will aid them in the initial planning of quality programs and serve as a helpful resource once programs are underway. Coverage is organized to illustrate, step-by-step, the way directors of early childhood programs must approach their role; examining, in turn, planning, operationalizing, and implementing high-quality programs for all young children. For administrative personnel at the elementary school level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130271686
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/11/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
503
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Early Childhood Programs.

PART I: CONSTRUCTING THE EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM'S FRAMEWORK.

2. Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating the Program.

3. Considering Regulations and Establishing Policies.

PART II: OPERATIONALIZING THE EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM.

4. Leading and Managing Personnel.

5. Planning the Physical Facility.

6. Financing and Budgeting.

PART III: IMPLEMENTING THE CHILDREN'S PROGRAM.

7. Planning the Children's Program.

8. Providing Nutrition, Health, and Safety Services.

9. Assessing, Recording, and Reporting Children's Progress.

10. Working within the Family and Community Contexts.

11. Contributing to the Profession.

APPENDICES.

Resources for Program Planning.

State Licensing and Certification Agencies.

Competencies of Early Care and Education Program Administrators.

Accreditation Criteria Examples.

Professional Organizations of Concern to Early Childhood Educators.

Suppliers of Materials and Equipment for Early Childhood Programs.

Financial Assistance.

Handbook for Families and Volunteers.

References.

Index.

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