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ECE 275 - Early Childhood Program Administration


This course examines the administrator’s role in directing an early childhood program or child care center. Emphasis is on the range of administrative responsibilities related to creating, operating and maintaining a successful, high quality early childhood program/center. Topics include: budget; finances and funding; interpersonal skills; leadership styles and roles; licensing, credentialing and accreditation; marketing; organizing, planning and equipment; policy development; staffing selection, supervision and training; and parent/family involvement and education. This course is strongly recommended as an elective in the Early Childhood Education program and will benefit both future and present early childhood program administrators, directors and assistant directors. Offered fall semester only.
NOTE: Students may clock hours of formal child care training and education toward completion or renewal of CDA Credential and child care licensing requirements for Michigan.
Prerequisite(s): ECE 105  or permission of instructor
3 credits = 3 lecture



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