ECE-210 - Supervision Skills in Early Childhood

3 credits

The student will examine the special needs of supervisors and staff in programs for young children - the meeting of which enables them to support and facilitate the growth and development of young children and their families. Course content will be both descriptive and practical, will consider supervisor and supervisee roles and responsibilities, supervisory approaches, issues that affect staff morale and effectiveness, design of staff development and training, implementation tools, adult learning styles, effective communication and observation, holding conferences, and evaluating staff within the context of a clinical supervision approach. A major focus of the course will be the importance of the supervisor's own ongoing professional development and willingness to learn. Students must be Lead Teacher DEEC qualified

Previously known as: CHLD-331