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ERIC Number: ED069393
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 16
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How to Start a Parent Cooperative Program.
Stevenson, Jean
Procedures for establishing a parent preschool cooperative are described. Part I describes the procedures. Initial needs are information, a place for action, members, housing, staff and equipment. Design of Meeting 1 includes setting a time, date and place of meetings and arranging publicity. At the meeting, discuss purposes, advantages and responsibilities of a cooperative school. Sign up interested people, decide on a temporary working committee, and set up Meeting 2. Before this meeting, study provincial regulations. At the meeting, review advantages and responsibilities of cooperatives and enlist volunteers. Form committees to report at next meeting on housing, staff, by-laws, etc. At meeting 3, decide on date of registration and fee payment after committee reports. Decide on possible opening dates. At meeting 4, elect officers, discuss plans for orientation of parents and set date and place for regular parent meetings. Part II explores important considerations for good operation, including legislation standards, the constitution, incorporating, finance, organization and continuity. (DJ)
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Authoring Institution: Parent Cooperative Preschools International, Baie d'Urfe (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada