ERIC Number: ED438934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
NAEYC Affiliate Group Handbook. 2nd Edition.
National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.
This handbook is designed to help new affiliate groups of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) start an effective organization and to assist established affiliate groups in conducting a self-study and develop an action plan for NAEYC's Association Development Process (ADP). Part 1 of the handbook is divided into eight sections devoted to various aspects of program operation, each containing criteria and indicators used in the ADP, sample policies to guide decision making, sample documents, and resources for further information. The sections address the following areas: (1) basic operations; (2) risk management; (3) effective affiliate group functioning; (4) fiscal responsibilities; (5) membership development and retention; (6) effective affiliate group programs; (7) professional development activities; and (8) public policy/public awareness and education activities. Part 2 of the handbook presents the criteria, indicators, and strategies for affiliate group success in achieving the NAEYC goals of: (1) organizational effectiveness; (2) professional development and practice; and (3) public policy/public awareness and education. Appended are descriptions of organizations with major efforts related to child and family issues, NAEYC affiliate group resources, and tax forms. (KB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Organizational Effectiveness, Organizational Objectives, Organizations (Groups), Planning, Professional Development, Self Evaluation (Groups)
NAEYC, 1509 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036-1426 ($30). Tel: 800-424-2460 (Toll-Free); Tel: 202-232-8777; Fax: 202-328-1846; Web site: http://www.naeyc.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.