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Part I: ADMINISTRATION. 1. The Director: A Broad View. 2. Choices: Schools and Programs. 3. Family Child Care. Part II: PLANNING: PROGRAM AND ENVIRONMENT. 4. Setting Goals. 5. Planning: Infants and Toddlers. 6. Planning: Preschool-Age Children. 7. Planning: School-Age Children. Part III: STAFF. 8. Staff Selection/Personnel Policies. 9. Staff Supervision and Training. Part IV: MANAGEMENT. 10. Budget. 11. Maintenance, Health, and Safety. 12. Food and Nutrition Services. 13. Beginnings: A New Program/A New Year. Part V: BEYOND THE SCHOOL ITSELF. 14. Including Families and the Community. 15. Maintaining the Quality of Child Care. Guest Essay. APPENDICES. A. Computerized Data Management. B. Professional Organizations and Sources of Information. C. Sources for Early Childhood Materials, Equipment, Supplies, and Books. D. State Child-Care Licensing Agencies. E. NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct.

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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.

Kimberly Karkos was awarded a bachelor's degree in early child development and family relations from the University of Connecticut and a master's degree in early childhood education from St. Joseph College in Connecticut. She received a director's Administrative Credential from the National Institute of Childcare Management in 2004. She has been an administrator for various early childhood programs for over 35 years. Ms. Karkos currently serves as the Director of Oxnard College Child Development Center and is on the Child Development faculty. She has directed a university early childhood education center and has developed and conducted various training programs; workshops; and courses for child-care staff, family day-care providers, and parents. She belongs to the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is an active participant in the Ventura County Child Care Planning Council and several other community boards.

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  • Series: Available Titles CourseMate
  • Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 8 edition (April 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0495808989
  • ISBN-13: 978-0495808985
  • Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.9 x 0.6 inches
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The author uses a whole page or two to say maybe one informative thing at best, very repetitive, typical bad college text book and of course over priced!
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I purchased this book to help me study for a Director's exam. The book is very informative and I learned a lot which helped me pass my exam.
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