ECE-260 - Administration of Early Childhood Programs

3 credits

This course is intended to help students acquire the interpersonal and organizational skills required for leadership in the early childhood field. It includes program issues of health and safety, nutrition, social services, parent involvement, personnel policies, educational programming, assessment and evaluation, budgeting, professional development, and community resources, and focuses on a study of the practical aspects of program operation. An emphasis will be placed on culturally responsive curriculum planning and inclusion. In addition, strategies for communication among adults: Staff members, parents, and personnel from other agencies will be included.