ERIC Number: ED424920
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Competencies of Early Childhood Directors: Draft for Discussion.
Wheelock Coll., Boston, MA. Center for Career Development in Early Care and Education.
This document presents an outline of competencies for early childhood directors. The outline consists of a list of seven required abilities, or goals that is divided into sublists of actions the director should perform to meet the competency goals. Directors are expected to possess the ability to: develop and maintain an effective organization; plan and implement administrative systems that effectively carry out the program's mission, goals and objectives; administer effectively a program of personnel management and staff development; foster good community relations and influence child care policy that affects the program; maintain and develop the facility; possess the legal knowledge necessary for effective management; and possess financial management ability. (JPB)
Descriptors: Administrator Qualifications, Administrators, Certification, Child Care Occupations, Credentials, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Professional Development, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs
Center for Career Development in Early Care and Education, Wheelock College, 200 The Riverway, Boston, MA 02215; Tel: 617-734-5200, ext. 211; Fax: 617-738-0643; e-mail: Centers@wheelock.edu
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wheelock Coll., Boston, MA. Center for Career Development in Early Care and Education.