CDEV 90 Early Childhood Education Administration I (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
A course focusing on the business and administrative aspects of operating early childhood education programs. Explores regulatory requirements including legal issues to analyze impact on center operations and specific management tools used to reflect upon about current business practices.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Assess the needs of a children care program and develop a program philosophy
- Outcome 2: Identify the importance of the Board of Director's role in program operations
- Outcome 3: Describe the importance of developing interpersonal relationships with children, staff and families and the skills necessary to be an effective director of child care programs.
- Outcome 4: Understand the importance of program operating budgets, fundraisers and grant proposals.
- Outcome 5: Identify strategies for hiring, supervising and motivating staff to high levels of performance.
- Outcome 6: Assess and plan a child care environment including children, staff and families needs.
- Outcome 7: Understand licensing regulations and the components of a nutritious food program, health and safety plan, including emergency and risk management procedures.
- Outcome 8: Plan educational experiences that meet the needs of families including those with children who have special needs, and connect families to community resources.
- Outcome 9: Understand the fundamentals of effective marketing, public relations, and community outreach.