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DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM is the leading and most comprehensive text for the ECE Administration course. The book is a rich source of updated information for practicing directors, as well as other administrative and leadership roles in child development and education programs. Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs in diverse communities, the Ninth Edition covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. This is the only administration text to include curricular leadership, emphasizing leadership roles in supporting high-quality curriculum selection and implementation. In this thoroughly updated edition, the authors provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, including curriculum funding; budgeting; selecting, training, and supervising staff; housing the program and purchasing equipment; working with children and parents; accrediting and licensing an early childhood center; and carrying out program evaluation and quality improvement strategies.
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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.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2015. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1305697243