Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program
Publication Date 31 Oct 14
OverviewDEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM is the leading and most comprehensive text for the ECE Administration course. The book is a rich source of updated information for practicing directors, as well as other administrative and leadership roles in child development and education programs. Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs in diverse communities, the Ninth Edition covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. This is the only administration text to include curricular leadership, emphasizing leadership roles in supporting high-quality curriculum selection and implementation. In this thoroughly updated edition, the authors provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, including curriculum funding; budgeting; selecting, training, and supervising staff; housing the program and purchasing equipment; working with children and parents; accrediting and licensing an early childhood center; and carrying out program evaluation and quality improvement strategies.