ECE* 206

This course examines the multi-dimensional role of the early childhood program director/administrator. Topics covered are: the responsibilities and skills involved in management, supervision and leadership of preschool programs. Emphasis is placed on the duties and responsibilities of an administrator; the recruitment, orientation, supervision and evaluation of staff members; program development; the budgeting process and fiscal management; food and health services; laws and regulations concerning state child care licensing; and parent involvement. Prerequisite: Students who attend this class need to have either a CDA or nine credits in early childhood education or the permission of the coordinator of the early childhood education program.