Administration of Schools for Young Children
This edition presents coverage of starting and operating a school or childcare centre for children from infancy to age eight. It includes discussions on setting up programmes, managing and supervising staff, and childcare in other countries. Practical aids include new forms for gathering and storing information, sample staff meeting agendas, and an extensive review of software programs for managing administrative data. Early childhood education students and experienced directors alike should appreciate this easy-to-read resource.
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- Paperback | 448 pages
- 198.12 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 748.42g
- 17 Sep 1999
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
- 5th Revised edition
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Table of contents
PART I ADMINISTRATION: Chapter 1 The Director: A Broad View. Chapter 2 Choices: Schools and Programs. Chapter 3 Beginnings: A New School/A New Year. PART II PROGRAM: Chapter 4 Setting Goals: Planning and Evaluation. Chapter 5 Planning: Infants and Toddlers. Chapter 6 Planning: The Preschool. Chapter 7 Planning: School-Age Children. PART III ENVIRONMENT: Chapter 8 Space: Infants and Toddlers. Chapter 9 Space: The Preschool. Chapter 10 Space: School-age Children. PART IV STAFF: Chapter 11 Staff Selection/Personnel Policies. Chapter 12 Staff Supervision and Training. Chapter 13 Student Teachers/Volunteers. PART V MANAGEMENT: Chapter 14 Budget. Chapter 15 Maintenance, Health, and Safety. Chapter 16 Food and Nutrition Services. PART VI BEYOND THE SCHOOL ITSELF: Chapter 17 Parent Involvement, Education, and Public Relations. Chapter 18 Maintaining the Quality of Child Care. APPENDIX A: Computerized Data Management. APPENDIX B: Professional Organizations and Sources of Information. APPENDIX C: Sources for Early Childhood Materials, Equipment, Supplies, and Books.