Phyllis Click obtained her bachelor and master's degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in psychology and child development. Throughout a long career, she worked in various settings with children and adults. She has taught in preschools, worked in summer camps, and developed and taught in a program for autistic children. She has also worked with adults, taught college students, administered grant programs, and designed a curriculum for prospective teachers for a private college. Now retired, she has been a consultant who has helped others start or administer programs, and has published widely. Her publications include another textbook, articles in professional journals, and ancillary materials for other authorsï¿½ texts. She belongs to the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the California School-Age Consortium, and the Association for Childhood Education International.
Chapter 1: The Director: A Broad Overview. Chapter 2: Choices: Schools and Programs. Chapter 3: Setting Goals. Chapter 4: Planning: Infants and Toddlers. Chapter 5: Planning: The Preschool. Chapter 6: Planning: School-Age Children. Chapter 7: Staff Selection/Personnel Policies. Chapter 8: Staff Supervision and Training. Chapter 9: Student Teachers/Volunteers. Chapter 10: Budget. Chapter 11: Maintenance, Health and Safety. Chapter 12: Food and Nutrition Services. Chapter 13: A New Program/A New Year. Chapter 14: Including Families and the Community. Chapter 15: Maintaining Quality.