This comprehensive hands-on series of books examines every aspect of effective center management from A to Z. Offering the best advice and thinking from recognized experts on program administration, these books are designed to be comprehensive, hands-on training texts as well as ongoing reference tools for center administrators. The ideas presented are practical; the strategies are proven to work.
Books included in this set:
Leading Early Childhood Organizations
Leadership matters in early childhood. Leading Early Childhood Organizations
provides you with practical advice from top experts on leadership in the early childhood arena. Content focuses on the skills required to lead an organization, supervise staff, and manage the organization. 136 pgs
Engaging Families in Early Childhood Organizations
High-quality early childhood programs are highly effective in engaging and supporting the families they serve. Engaging Families
addresses the full spectrum of responsibilities in working with families: welcoming, supporting, engaging, and communicating with parents. In addition, it provides helpful advice on working with all types of families in today's society. 128 pgs.
Developing People in Early Childhood Organizations
Professionals working in early childhood organizations need to continually improve their skills and broaden their perspectives. Developing People
offers practical advice from leading experts in our field on selecting, training, and appraising staff, as well as promoting teamwork among staff members. 144 pgs.
Promoting Early Childhood Services
Professionals working in early childhood organizations need to continually improve their skills and broaden their perspectives. Promoting Early Childhood Services
offers practical advice from leading experts in our field on economics, advocating for children and families and promoting your program. 124 pgs.
Cultivating Curriculum in Early Childhood Organizations
A high quality curriculum is at the core of a high quality early childhood program. Cultivating an Early Childhood Curriculum
provides practical, down-to-earth advice from leading experts on curriculum development. Content focuses on child development, curriculum principles, environmental design, and program evaluation. 166 pgs.
Managing Money in Early Childhood Organizations
Administrators of early childhood programs must be as effective at managing financial matters as they are at caring for young children and their families. Managing Money in Early Childhood Organizations
provides you with practical advice from top experts on every aspect of money management, including budgeting, fundraising, financial reporting, cash flow analysis, audits, salary schedules, fee policies, collection techniques, and more. 139 pgs.