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AC #6: Leadership in Early Childhood Programs Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions

 

Focus on the leadership role of the administrator, within the program and as part of the child care profession, managing the process of change and organizational growth and development.

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AD LDSP 586 (Credential Course #6)
3 cr. U/G

This is the final, culminating experience in the credential course sequence. Individual projects are required with a focus on the integration of program aspects in developing a strategic plan for change and continuous improvement.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Ability to apply the knowledge and skills gained in the first five courses as resources for short term and long range strategic planning and evaluation related to program growth and change
  • Knowledge of the interrelationships between aspects of program operation
  • Ability to develop a shared vision
  • Ability to understand the role of values
  • Understanding of reflective practice
  • Understanding the difference between leadership and management and the importance of both
  • Understanding of leadership styles
  • Knowledge in theories of change and their applicability to program planning, policy effectiveness and internal operations
  • Ability to work individually and as resources for each other in the development of substantial projects that integrate necessary aspects of program management

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Prerequisites
AC #1, AC #2, AC #3, AC #4, and AC #5
  Sessions  
Fri., Mar. 14-Fri., May. 2 (No class week of 3/17)
Location: Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions
Instructor: Angel Stoddard, M.S.
Fee: $1011
Program No. AD LDSP 586
Note: Face-to-Face: Fri., Mar. 14, 8:30am-4:30pm
Online: Mon., Mar.24-Sun., Apr. 27
Face-to-Face: Fri., May 2,
8:30am-4:30pm

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

This 3-credit course can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.
Graduate tuition is $1,948.
Accepting applications through 2/24/14, while spots are available.

(Fully Online Section Available, 3/3/14-5/4/14, Register by 2/10)
Registration Deadline: Mon., Feb. 24

 
Mon., Oct. 6-Fri., Dec. 12 (No class week of 11/24)
Location: Course includes Online and Face-To-Face sessions
Instructor: Angel Stoddard, M.S.
Fee: $1011
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. AD LDSP 586
Note: Online: Mon., Oct.6-Sat., Dec. 6
Face-to-Face: Tue., Oct.28, 9:00am-3:00pm & Fri., Dec. 12, 8:30am-3:30pm

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.

(FULLY ONLINE SECTION AVAILABLE)
Registration Deadline: Mon., Sept. 15

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

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