■ Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs, DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, Seventh Edition, covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families. In this thoroughly updated Seventh Edition, authors Sciarra, Dorsey, and Lynch provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, including funding; budgeting; selecting, training, and supervising staff; housing the program and purchasing equipment; working with children and parents; accrediting and licensing an early childhood center; and carrying out program evaluation.
1. The Working Director.
2. Developing Interpersonal Relationships.
3. Addressing Community Need and Establishing a Program.
4. Licensing and Certification.
5. Organizing Center Structure and Working with a Board.
6. Handling Financial Matters.
7. Funding the Program.
8. Developing a Center Facility.
9. Equipping the Center.
10. Staffing the Center.
11. Publicizing the Center and Selecting the Children.
12. Grouping and Enrolling the Children.
13. Managing the Food and Health and Safety Programs.
14. Evaluating Center Components.
15. Providing for Personal and Professional Staff Development.
16. Working with Families, Volunteers, and the Community.