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ERIC Number: ED222268
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Involving Parents and Volunteers in Military Child Care Centers.
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (DOD), Washington, DC.
Parents can play a variety of roles in the life of a child care center. These roles are limited only by the time and interests of parents and the openness and creativity of the center staff. This guidebook, one of a series on the subject of military child care centers, discusses ways to effectively involve parents and other volunteers in the child care program. It specifically discusses ways for strengthening the center/home link, considering different kinds of involvement, encouraging parent/staff communication, making the center a family resource, and developing an effective volunteer program. (MP)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Guidelines, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Staff Development, Teaching Methods, Volunteer Training
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 008-000-00380-7, $4.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (DOD), Washington, DC.