Course

ECE 11: Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers, Part A


This course focuses on the history of early childhood education, the laws governing early childhood centers in California, and the goals of early childhood education. You’ll also discuss the administrator's job description, budgeting, personnel selection and standards, records and reports, and staff policies. The course discusses laws and regulations pertaining to the operation of an early childhood program and examines how to budget administrative responsibilities. You’ll develop the skills necessary to create an early childhood environment which meets space, equipment, health and safety requirements, and evaluate your program quality using the Environmental Rating Scale. This course is a good fit for educators interested in obtaining the California Child Program Director Permit.

Topics Include:

  • Framework for your work
  • Self-evaluation
  • Learning goals and action steps
  • Staff conflict resolution
  • Child care budgeting/approach assessment
  • Hiring (qualifications and job descriptions)
  • Licensing policies and procedures
  • Child care environment rating
  • Creating your program’s vision


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