This text provides specific guidance on planning for, implementing, marketing, and evaluating programs serving children from birth through school age.
Designed to be useful for all early childhood administrators, this text includes a balance of research-based statements, implementation strategies, and resources to prompt further investigation. It aids in the initial planning of early childhood programs and is a source of helpful information after programs are under way. The purpose of this text will be realized when the student makes wiser judgments about planning and administering early childhood programs.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Overview of Early Care and Education and Program Administration
Constructing the Early Childhood Program’s Framework
Chapter 2: Developing a Vision, Mission, and Program Evaluation
Chapter 3: Understanding Regulations, Accreditation Criteria, and Other Standards of Practice
Chapter 4: Establishing Policies and Procedures
Operationalizing the Early Childhood Program
Chapter 5: Leading and Managing Personnel
Chapter 6: Creating Quality Learning Environments
Chapter 7: Financing and Budgeting
Chapter 8: Marketing Your Child Care and Education Program
Implementing the Children’s Program
Chapter 9: Planning the Children's Program
Chapter 10: Providing Nutrition, Health, and Safety Services
Chapter 11: Assessment: An Essential Component of Effective Early Childhood Programming
Chapter 12: Working with Families and Communities
Chapter 13: Contributing to the Profession
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$53.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-284017-0