CHD 241 Developmentally-Appropriate Practices in Child Care Center Administration

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Examines the role of the child care administrator in directing successful early childhood centers in a diverse and democratic society, following developmentally-appropriate practices. Topics include: diversity, policy development, personnel management, ethical decision-making, safety, community resources, childcare licensing regulations, communication strategies, professionalism, and appropriate business practices. Students will focus on critical conditions affecting families and explore ways to utilize school and community resources to develop meaningful home-school-community partnerships. Child Development Associate (CDA) functional areas covered in this course are as follows: Safe, Healthy, Learning Environment, Professionalism, and Program Management.

ENG 131, CHD 201, or CDA Credential