Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers: Part II
This online course offers an overview of administration leadership principles in early care and education. Participants will learn about leadership, supervision, program evaluation, and professional development of staff.
What you can learn.
- Develop childcare administration leadership skills
- Learn to lead, manage, and mentor staff
- Communicate program goals and evaluation outcomes
- Develop strategies for hiring and retaining staff
- Learn to engage and develop relationships with families
About this course:This course offers an overview of the leadership, supervision, and professional development of staff and how to guide the center and the staff toward a high-quality, developmentally appropriate philosophy and implementation of a program. Instruction covers how to lead people and serve as a curriculum leader; alignment of environment and practices with center mission and value statements; community building; hiring and retention; staff support, guidance, and professional development; and supporting quality curriculum through leadership and reflective evaluation. Students will learn to develop relationships with families that are culturally sensitive and reciprocal and to communicate with and engage families in the center. Emphasis is given to observation and analysis skills, leadership and mentoring skills, and measuring leadership and management for optimal functioning of the center and staff. The course applies toward California Title 22 and Title 5 regulation compliance and child development permits.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
Internet access required. Materials required.