Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-07
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs, DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, Seventh Edition, covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. In this thoroughly updated Seventh Edition, authors Sciarra, Dorsey, and Lynch provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, including 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.

Table of Contents

The Working Director
Developing Interpersonal Relationships
Addressing Community Need and Establishing a Program
Licensing and Certification
Organizing Center Structure and Working with a Board
Handling Financial Matters
Funding the Program
Developing a Center Facility
Equipping the Center
Staffing the Center
Publicizing the Center and Selecting the Children
Grouping and Enrolling the Children
Managing the Food and Health and Safety Programs
Evaluating Center Components
Providing for Personal and Professional Staff Development
Working with Families, Volunteers, and the Community
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