ERIC Number: ED187440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-May
A Guide for Setting Up a Church-Sponsored Nursery School.
This document provides a guide for setting up a church-sponsored nursery school. Chapter One outlines the verbal-cognitive model of preschool education which emphasizes interaction between teacher and child. Perceptual, motor, cognitive, social, emotional, and language objectives are indicated. Chapter Two covers aspects of school management such as policies, scheduling, student testing and teacher observation procedures, and methods of reporting to parents. Chapter Three discusses room arrangement, indoor equipment and supplies, classroom activity areas, outdoor areas, and fire code regulations. In Chapter Four, school budget is discussed in terms of costs such as staff salaries and fringe benefits, consultant services, equipment, supplies and materials, travel, food, space costs and utilities, and other fees. An operating budget figured on an enrollment of twenty children and two teachers participating in a church-based program that meets three mornings a week for two-and-a-half hours per session is provided. Forms for carrying out management details are presented in Appendix A. Agencies that support early childhood education, sources of curriculum materials, and books on early childhood education and specific curriculum areas are indicated in Appendix B. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A