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ERIC Number: ED119838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 117
Abstractor: N/A
Early Childhood Education: A Workbook for Administrators.
Hewes, Dorothy; Hartman, Barbara
This text-workbook is designed to present management theories and principles as they apply to the administration of early childhood programs, and serve as a resource and discussion guide applicable to a wide range of child care situations. Following a brief historical consideration of early childhood education in the United States, information to help plan, operate and evaluate a real or simulated facility for young children is given. Among the topics discussed: (1) processes of administration; (2) establishing purpose, goals and philosophy; (3) determining policies, standards, and an organizational structure, (4) working with parents; (5) the physical plant and facilities; (6) maintenance; (7) accounting and financial reporting; (8) efficient routines; (9) menu planning and nutrition; (10) effective communication; (11) designing information brochures; and (12) program evaluation. The texts of each section are accompanied by participant worksheets and suggested reading lists. (ED)
R and E Research Associates, 4843 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94112 (Paper, $4.00 plus $0.40 postage)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Revised edition