Students gain knowledge and planning skills in all of the procedures needed to operate early childhood education programs. They analyze policy-making, record keeping, staff management and training, supervision, budgeting, hiring, and dismissal of staff procedures. In addition, the course explores program management of spatial resources, health and safety programs, foodservice operations, parent relations, and future trends in the operation of early childhood settings. This course requires a minimum of four (4) field experience contact hours within early childhood education settings.
Course is offered On-line