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ECD 109 - Administration & Supervision

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course is a study of the role and responsibilities of an early childhood administrator. Special focus is on program monetary matters, space management, curriculum, health and food services, and relations among the public, staff, and parents.

Prerequisite(s): Take ECD 101 .
Course Topics:
  • The Working Director
  • Assessing Community Need and Establishing a Program
  • Licensing and Certification
  • Handling Financial Matters
  • Developing a Center Facility
  • Equipping the Canter
  • Staffing the Center
  • Supporting Quality Curriculum
  • Working with Families, Volunteers, and the Community
  • Evaluating Center Components
  • Maketing the Program

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Computer with Internet access to take quizzes online (if not taking them on campus)

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Develop personal and professional goals. (NAEYC 6a, 6d)
  2. Discuss the child care law and current regulations and state licensing standards. (NAEYC 2b)
  3. Discuss various child care programs and how they differ in philosophy and goals. (NAEYC 6d)
  4. Develop supervision techniques and personnel policies. (NAEYC 3c, 6b)
  5. Identify and describe the early childhood facility and equipment that meet the needs of children, staff members and families. (NAEYC 1a-c, 2a, 4a)
  6. Design effective and appropriate marketing materials. (NAEYC 6a, 6d)

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  • Proctored Exams

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