Leaders and Supervisors in Child Care Programs
PERFECT FOR EARLY CHILDCARE OWNERS, ADMINISTATORS, AND PROFESSIONALS ALIKE, this book can be a companion piece to Opening and Operating a Successful Child Care Center, as it includes many of the features of the administration book such as class exercises, class assignments, and numerous sample forms and documents. Chapters on leadership cover many areas including the leader as a role model of good communication and professional behavior, and the leader as a change agent. Supervision is addressed in four chapters that include detailed information on developing and implementing effective supervisory and staff orientation programs.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 185.42 x 233.68 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
- 20 Jul 2001
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
About Dorothy June Sciarra
Dorothy June Sciarra continues to be an active early childhood educator in a diverse variety of situations. She has served as director of the child development laboratory center at the University of Cincinnati, serving children and families from a wide range of backgrounds. She also served as department head with responsibility for early childhood associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. She has been involved in several community early childhood efforts including board membership on the University of Cincinnati Early Learning Center. She is active in 4C, a National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agency, and has participated tirelessly on many of its Agency training committees. She is a recipient of the 4C Early Childhood Award and was the first recipient of the Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children's Early Childhood Teacher Educator Award. In 2007, 4C again recognized Dr. Sciarra's work by naming the 4C library in her honor. Dr. Sciarra has mentored many early childhood educators, including coauthor Anne Dorsey. Together they also wrote LEADERS AND SUPERVISORS IN CHILD CARE PROGRAMS (Delmar Cengage Learning). In 2010, Dr. Sciarra and Professor Dorsey were honored with the United Way Impact Award for their work in promoting appropriate early childhood education. Anne G. Dorsey, M.Ed., is Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Cincinnati. She is a board member for the National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators and serves as a board member of OMEP. Ms. Dorsey is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She was awarded Cincinnati Enquirer Woman of the Year. Ms. Dorsey serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
Table of contents
Chapter1. Leadership. Chapter2. The Leader as Role Model. Chapter3. Setting the Stage for Effective Supervision. Chapter4. Making the Supervisory Program Work Through Relationships. Chapter5. The Orientation Program - Starting the Relationship. Chapter6. The Supervisory Cycle. Chapter7. Change. Chapter8. Keeping Current. Summary. Class Assignments. Class Exercises.
Chapter 1. Leadership. Chapter 2. The Leader as Role Model. Chapter 3. Setting the Stage for Effective Supervision. Chapter 4. Making the Supervisory Program Work Through Relationships. Chapter 5. The Orientation Program - Starting the Relationship. Chapter 6. The Supervisory Cycle. Chapter 7. Change. Chapter 8. Keeping Current. Summary. Class Assignments. Class Exercises.