A308 – Administration of Early Childhood Programs I: Leadership, Management and Community Relations
2 Credit Hours
This course focuses the organizational factors in administering and supervising programs for young children and their families. It examines key concepts and practices of leadership and management. It reviews components of educational programming, including planning and implementing a child-centered curriculum, promoting the inclusion of children and families with developmental differences and/or other special needs, and implementing assessment procedures. This course also provides an overview of personnel policies and best human resources practices. Ethical and legal considerations and practical implications are addressed throughout the course.