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ECED& 139
Admin Early Lrng Prog


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Develop administrative skills required to develop, open, operate, manage, and assess early childhood education and care programs. Explore techniques and resources available for Washington State licensing and NAEYC standard compliance. Recommended: READ 088. Formerly ECE 275.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Articulate early learning program's philosophy, mission statement, and corresponding daily practice.
  • Create program policies and practices in compliance with state child care licensing codes, food program guidelines, and accreditation standards.
  • Plan for appropriate staffing, meals, equipment and materials and programming for specific age groups and settings.
  • Use a variety of strategies to maintain regular communication with families and provide opportunities for parent engagement and education.
  • Plan a balanced budget.
  • Identify methods for recruiting, hiring, evaluating, supervising, and supporting the professional development of program personnel.
  • Use tools to evaluate program effectiveness and identify areas for improvements.
  • Articulate effective application of the NAEYC Code of Ethics.

  • Course Topics
  • Child development
  • Health and safety
  • Nutrition
  • Diversity
  • Behavior and guidance
  • Developmentally appropriate practice
  • Curriculum development
  • Licensing requirements
  • Budgeting
  • Staff recruitment and retention
  • Professional development
  • Positive communication

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECED& 139
    Spring 2014
    5487
    Staci Gloyn
    ECED& 139
    Winter 2014
    5487
    Staci Gloyn
    ECED& 139
    Fall 2013
    5487
    Staci Gloyn
    ECED& 139
    Winter 2013
    5487
    Staci Gloyn


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.