Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs
This structured book offers a solid overview of the types of early childhood programs available today, and explores all aspects of their ... Show synopsis This structured book offers a solid overview of the types of early childhood programs available today, and explores all aspects of their administration. Rooted in the philosophy that thoughtful planning and administration are essential to the success of early childhood programs, it examines how specific program bases affect decisions in all areas of program planning. It is designed to equip readers with the necessary strategies, tactics, and resources to make better judgements in administering early childhood programs. Chapter topics include an overview of these programs and detailed information pertaining to operationalizing and implementing of them--such as considering regulations and establishing policies, leading and managing personnel, planning the physical facility, financing and budgeting, and working with families. For administrators of early childhood programs.