The Child Care Director's Complete Guide: What You Need to Manage and Lead

The Child Care Director's Complete Guide: What You Need to Manage and Lead

by Christine A Schmidt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605544922
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Publication date: 07/04/2017
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 872,033
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Christine A. Schmidt is the owner of 2 CR Solutions, Ltd., a consulting, training, and technical assistance company for organizations that serve children birth through age 18. She has worked as a child care director, grant manager, and accreditation support staff. Schmidt is the coauthor of Great Afterschool Programs and Spaces That WOW!

Table of Contents


Section I Crossing the Bridge from Staff to Boss
Chapter 1: Understanding Your New Role
Chapter 2: Leadership versus Management
Chapter 3 Outlining new expectations
Chapter 4: Working with Boards
Chapter 5: Marketing
Chapter 6: Balancing Work and Home

Section II Down to the Nitti Gritty
Chapter 7: Budgeting
Chapter 8: Understanding Revenue
Chapter 9: Hiring
Chapter 10: Empowering Staff
Chapter 11: Handbooks
Chapter 12: Evaluations and Dismissals
Chapter 13: Assessment and Accreditation Tools

Section III Federal/State Operating Requirements
Chapter 14: Inspections
Chapter 15: Federal, State and Local Taxes

Appendix A: Job Description, Center Administrator
Appendix B: Petty Cash Voucher
Appendix C: Phone Interview Questions
Appendix D: Interview Questions
Appendix E: Working Interview Rubric
Appendix F: Orientation Forms
Appendix G: Staff and Parent Handbook Outline

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