ERIC Number: ED097098
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Pennsylvania Day Care Centers: A Preliminary Profile. Center for Human Services Development Report No. 20.
Cohen, Allan S.; And Others
This report presents a preliminary analysis of Pennsylvania day care centers based on data obtained through questionnaires, site visitations, and observation. The sample of day care centrs is described in terms of two major variables: population density and funding. Topics include: (1) administration and organization; (2) staff (recruitment, salaries, training, and volunteers); (3) children served (selection, exceptional child services, additional program attendance, age groupings, race, ethnic background, as well as medical services, personal hygiene training, and meal arrangements); (4) family characteristics (size, family services, parent education, and parent involvement); (5) community outreach services, (education, counseling, and referral); (6) general program characteristics; and (7) program evaluation methods. Short topic summaries are provided. Data tables make up approximately half the document. (SDH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Welfare, Harrisburg.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Human Development.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania