Jan 29, 2023  
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
    
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TED 625 Administration and Supervision In the Early Childhood Setting


3 credit hours

A review of the basic principles of administration, organization, evaluation, and operation of early childhood programs. Examines supervision strategies, principles of management, and the importance of collaboration and professionalism. The course prepares students for organizing and operating a quality pre-primary program, school-age program, or childcare center. It offers theory on developing good interpersonal communication skills and relationships, parent/community involvement, program promotion and management, licensing regulations, child advocacy, accreditation, and finances. The course links the theory to ways that can be useful for the student in elementary education as well as the field of early childhood education and childcare. Independent center observations and interviews facilitate an understanding of various methods of environmental and programmatic consideration and policies. Attendance at one outside professional conference is required. Students are responsible for conference fees and class related transportation. Five (5) hours of field experience required.



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