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McGinnis, Michelle H.; Getskow, Veronica; Dicker, Brian S. – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2012
An intoxicated father is picking up his daughter from school, in his condition he must be prevented from driving away with his daughter, but what obligations and options guide school owner Sonia Hernandez? The duty to protect the safety of children in the care of a preschool is paramount. However, the laws in most states do not extend to dangers…
Descriptors: Safety, Child Safety, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
McGinnis, Michelle H.; Getskow, Veronica; Dicker, Brian S. – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2012
Potentially difficult and dangerous situations can arise when an early childhood program is faced with parental rights and child custody issues. This is particularly true when the parents are engaged in a fight. Nothing is as visceral as the fight over a child, and even the best of people can become deceitful or quite villainous. School owners…
Descriptors: Child Custody, Parent Rights, Parents, Young Children
McGinnis, Michelle H.; Getskow, Veronica; Dicker, Brian S. – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2011
A field trip for preschool children can be a rewarding experience, but if not properly planned and executed it can be a legal nightmare for teachers and owners. This article will take teachers through a hypothetical outing. If one spots mistakes before the authors highlight them, great, and if not, one will learn some fine points during this…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Preschool Children, Best Practices, Social Planning
Getskow, Veronica – 1997
This guide provides information and suggestions for developing programs that meet the needs of older adults at community colleges. Recommended procedures are presented for the following stages of program development: (1) leadership influences, highlighting the process of hiring effective leaders, key leadership skills, and leaders'…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Planning, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Getskow, Veronica – 1996
At community colleges, women currently comprise approximately 20% of all chief executive officer (CEO) positions. The single most important source from which new community college CEO candidates are selected, however, is the pool of deans of instruction and since 21% of current deans are women, it is likely that these numbers will rise. Moreover,…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Presidents, Community Colleges, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Safarik, Lynn; Getskow, Veronica – Community College Review, 1997
Reviews the current community college literature by author group, focusing on the writings of faculty, researchers, state agencies, national associations, university professors, and journalists. Examines the ability of the literature to critically evaluate the meaning and purpose of the community college as a social institution. Calls for a more…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Role, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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Getskow, Veronica A. – 1996
The community college movement has been well-documented since the organization of the first junior colleges. This documentation has been maintained by six groups: scholars and professors, the popular media, institutional research, state agencies, faculty organizations, and national organizations. Currently, approximately 100 scholars and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Researchers, Faculty Organizations, Faculty Publishing