CHD2800

Child Care/Education Administrative Overview

Course Code: CHD2800

Credit Hours: 3 semester hours credit

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

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.

Course Details

Instructors:

Reva Reynolds
reynoldsr@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Textbook information will be provided by the instructor.

 

Assignment/course outline:

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 student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

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

Report, Presentation

 

 

See first day handout.

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