Administration of Programs for Young Children (with Professional Enhancement Booklet)

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Administration of Programs for Young Children is now out in the 7th edition. It is a tried and true guide for early childhood education students who want to be directors, and a source of information for those who are already directors of early childhood programs. This new edition provides the latest information from the NAEYC regarding guidelines for infant sleeping arrangements, accreditation of programs for young children, and what abilities and knowledge teachers should possess. It includes an expanded discussion of the budget process as well as sound business practices and marketing strategies. The text provides current information about children's nutritional requirements that are encompassed in the new Food Guide Pyramid. The causes of staff turnover are presented followed by a discussion of how to prevent it, and an appendix completely covers the latest information about computerized data management programs that enable directors to facilitate bookkeeping and record keeping tasks. An additional new appendix provides the student with reproducible forms needed for the operation of a child development program (pending). With real life scenarios to help the student grasp the content, Administration of Programs for Young Children, 7e is the complete resource for the aspiring child development program director or the already practicing professional.

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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.

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"Delightful, outstanding, superior, the best I've seen yet are just a few words I would use to describe the format of this text. As a professor, one item I am looking for is authors and textbooks that keep the pedagogy of college students in mind."

"Each chapter addresses an important area of early childhood administration, "walking" the student through set-up, hiring, budget, curriculum planning, parent relations, licensing, etc., a "how to manual" in many respects. The additions to this edition make it even more of an asset to a course and a potential teacher and/or administrator." Cindy Waters, Ph.D., C.F.C.S.,Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA.

"The greatest strength of this text is the comprehensive coverage about each topic. Throughout the text, the author provides a thorough discussion of each topic including lists and suggestions." Phyllis Gilbert, M. Ed., M.S., Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas.

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