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AC #1: Administration & Supervision in Early Childhood Programs Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions   Available Online

 

Examine essential role relationships for administrators. Identify the different stakeholder groups with which administrators work – including staff, boards or owners, parents, funding sources and the community.

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AD LDSP 581 (Credential Course #1)
3 cr. U/G

This course focuses on the critical role of the administrator in achieving quality for children and their families within an organization. The structure and style of the organization as it pursues its mission and goals and develops its own vision of excellence are explored. Essential role relationships for administrators are examined and the different stakeholder groups with which administrators work are identified – including the staff, boards or owners where applicable, as well as parents, funding sources and the community.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of basic concepts of organizational management theory and practice
  • Understanding of the relationships of leadership, sound business practices and child growth and development principles to program quality
  • Familiarity with basic state licensing concepts and accreditation standards
  • Familiarity with the diverse models of early care and education programs
  • Ability to identify the roles and responsibilities of various positions within early care and education programs and the role relationship between different sectors of a program including the families served
  • Understanding of ways to ease administrative overload and ability to apply that understanding to time management, delegation and role negotiation
  • Knowledge of how to develop policies and mission statements to maintain and improve program quality
  • Overview of the basic principles and practices involved in formulating personnel policies, recruiting and working with teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Understanding the rationale and methods for involving staff in decision-making

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  Sessions  
Mon., Jun. 16-Sat., Aug. 16 (No class week of 6/30)
Location: Available Online
Instructor: Angel Stoddard, M.S.
Fee: $1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. AD LDSP 581
Note: This 3-credit course can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credits.
Graduate tuition is $1,948.

Registration Deadline: Mon., June 2
 
Mon., Sept. 8-Sat., Nov. 1
Location: Available Online
Instructor: Pam Bennett, M.S., Instructor
Fee: $1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. AD LDSP 581
Note: This 3-credit course can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.
Graduate tuition is $1,948.

Registration Deadline: Mon., Aug. 25
 
Thu., Sept. 25-Sat., Nov. 1
Location: Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions
Instructor: Pam Bennett, M.S., Instructor
Fee: $1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. AD LDSP 581
Note: Face-to-Face: Thu.-Fri., Sept. 25-Sept. 26, 8:30am-4:30pm
Online: Mon., Sept. 29-Sat., Nov.1

Face-to-Face days meet at
161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Plankinton Building, 7th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53203

This 3-credit course can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.
Graduate tuition is $1,948.
Registration Deadline: Thu., Sept. 11

 
For more information, contact:
Miriam Malone, Program Manager, mir@uwm.edu, 414-227-3133
 

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