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Administration of Programs for Young Children

ISBN-10: 140182644X

ISBN-13: 9781401826444

Edition: 6th 2004

Authors: Phyllis M. Click

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Administration of Programs for Young Children provides essential lessons in operating a quality early childhood education program. Students and program directors will find the content invaluable for planning programs, implementing objectives, recruiting, hiring and training staff, maintaining quality and working with parents. Several chapters are devoted to planning for specific age groups, including an overview of the development of children and suggestions for setting up stimulating, safe environments for each age group. Additional strengths include current concerns over ethical conduct, the use of computers for streamlining administrative tasks and a credential specifically for early childhood education directors.
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Book details

List price: $80.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.760

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 authors� 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.