Child Care Administration

ECE 240
3 CR

This course is based on NAEYC standards for administration of child care centers. Students examine the child care administrator’s role in directing successful early childhood centers.  Topics include safety, child care licensing laws, sound health and nutrition practices, business practices, communication skills, professionalism, personnel management, policy development, accreditation standards, and ethical decision making. Each student will be required to spend one to two clock hours completing field experience outside of scheduled class times which may include working with young children, families, and early childhood professionals.

Prerequisites: ACCUPLACER reading score of 60, or a "C" in TSRE 55, or ENGL 151