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Supervision and Administration of Early Childhood Centers: Part II
EDUC X 321.21
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.
Starting at $424.00
As few as 6 weeks
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 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.
Fall 2021 Schedule
Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ellen Khokha
No refunds after September 24, 2021
Book: Program Administration Scale: Measuring Early Childhood Leadership and Management by Teri N. Talan
©2011 Teachers College Press
The Art of Leadership: Developing People in Early Childhood Organizations