ERIC Number: ED147035
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
The Infant Center: A Complete Guide to Organizing and Managing Infant Day Care.
Herbert-Jackson, Emily; And Others
This book is a guide to organizing and managing an infant day care center. Part I includes two chapters: About Infant Day Care; and Arranging Space for Babies. Part II discusses being a caregiver and includes chapters on play; feeding; diapering; sleep; receiving/departing; and handling emergencies and illnesses. Part III focuses on the role of the supervisor and includes chapters on communicating with parents; hiring, training and scheduling caregivers; maintaining quality; and other supervisory duties. Part IV includes two chapters on the different roles of administrators: consultant and sponsor. Appendices include reading lists, equipment and supply lists, sample information materials, and plans for building infant center furniture. (SB)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Child Care, Child Caregivers, Classroom Furniture, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Furniture Arrangement, Guides, Infants, Program Administration, Program Guides, Scheduling, Spatial Relationship, Staff Development, Supervision, Supervisors
University Park Press, 233 East Redwood Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 ($15.75)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.; Health Services and Mental Health Administration (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.; National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; National Coordination Center for Early Childhood Education, St. Ann, MO.
Authoring Institution: N/A