Child Care/Education Administrative Overview
Course Description:This course provides on-the-job training toward the child development associate credential, occupational certificate, and Associate in Science degree. The student will be assigned a qualified supervisor appointed by the respective agency for which he or she works. The student must comply with the Florida Child Care Professional Credential requirements for internship.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
This is not a General Education Course.
CCC Outcome 1: Identify of basic principles of child growth and development.
CCC Outcome 2: Create a developmentally appropriate learning environment that is safe, healthy, respectful and supportive of children and families.
CCC Outcome 3: Develop educational programs that promote the social and emotional development of children.
CCC Outcome 4: Develop educational programs that improve motor, language and cognitive development of children, including literacy development.
CCC Outcome 5: Demonstrate involvement and positive relationships with families and communities.
CCC Outcome 6: Apply principles of screening and assessment.
CCC Outcome 7: Exhibit professionalism in the field of early childhood education.
CCC Outcome 8: Identify and demonstrate effective program management techniques.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Compare child care programs
Identify elements of a mission statement
Conduct a self-evaluation of child care administrator skills
Conduct a program evaluation of an existing child care center and analyze results
Review existing personnel policies for a child care center
Identify how learning styles of adults affect the work environment of a child care center
Identify elements of a child care budget
Identify strategies related to tuition
Analyze a mock child care budget
Identify marketing strategies to promote a child care business
Define and analyze federal laws and regulations related to operating a child care business
Identify Florida ‘s child care rules and regulations using several scenarios
Identify essential elements (which includes family involvement in developing lesson plans) of a lesson plan that is based on the principles of child development and conduct a review of an existing lesson plan
Identify elements of an inclusive child care environment and conduct a “walk through” observation using a checklist of elements of an inclusive environment; identify assessments commonly used in child care settings and identify how the results are used /shared with families; identify the process for obtaining accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the role of families in the process.
CCC 1, CCC 3
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
The instructor will facilitate class discussions and/or interactions, provide reading materials on professional education and related articles, evaluate clinical experiences and associated papers/journals, and conduct formal evaluations of student lessons/portfolios.
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