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    Feb 08, 2023  
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ECED& 139 Administration of Early Learning (3 credits)



Course Description
Develop administrative skills required to develop, open, operate, manage, and assess early childhood education and care programs. Explore techniques and resources available for Washington State licensing and NAEYC standard compliance.

Student Outcomes
1. Crosswalk program policies and practices with licensing and professional standards.
2. Create a plan for appropriate staff, food, equipment, materials and programming for specific age groups and settings.
3. Prepare a balanced budget.
4. Identify methods for recruiting, hiring, evaluating, supervising, and supporting culturally and linguistically reflective staff.
5. Describe a variety of strategies for building relationships with all families.
6. Review tools used to evaluate program effectiveness and identify areas for improvements.
7. Apply the NAEYC Code of Ethics in resolving an administrative dilemma (case study).



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