ERIC Number: ED455911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Practical Guide to Quality Child Care.
Schiller, Pam; Dyke, Patricia Carter
This guide is a comprehensive manual for administrators who manage child care facilities. The guide provides practical help with the ultimate goal of improving the quality of programs for young children and helping directors and teachers be more effective in their work. The chapters are: (1) "Qualities and Characteristics of an Effective Director"; (2) "Management Techniques"; (3) "Financial Management"; (4) "Public Relations"; (5) "Personnel Policies and Procedures"; and (6) "Building on the Research," focusing on findings of brain research that provide support for quality child care practices. Each chapter lists recommended readings or Internet resources. Appended are sample newsletters and letters to families, employment packets, job descriptions for support staff, a faculty manual, and resources. (KB)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Guides, Administrators, Brain, Budgeting, Child Caregivers, Day Care, Decision Making, Early Childhood Education, Personnel Management, Professional Development, Program Administration, Program Improvement, Public Relations, Teacher Administrator Relationship
Gryphon House, Inc., 10726 Tucker Street, Beltsville, MD 20705 ($24.95). Web site: http://www.gryphonhouse.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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