The Early Childhood Director's Guide to Solving Everyday Challenges
You are not alone!
Regardless of the type of early childhood center you lead, you have a diverse set of responsibilities, and managing them all can often feel like a delicate balance. Have you ever wondered if you are the only director facing a specific situation?
The Early Childhood Director’s Guide to Solving Everyday Challenges examines real-world issues experienced at actual child-care centers. Drawing on her years as a child-care licensing consultant and her extensive personal experience as a director, Dr. Thomasa Bond describes scenarios and shares positive resolutions to these situations. Whenever possible, she offers the perspectives of the director, teacher, and parents.
Discover how to avoid mistakes, oversights, and incidents as much as possible by developing policies and procedures and by implementing staff training to reduce risk. Follow the practical steps provided to create a plan so you are prepared to address issues if they do occur.
Learn how to proactively address issues related to:
- The business of operating a child-care center
- Hiring and managing staff and volunteers
- Building maintenance and safety
- Keeping children safe and healthy
- Classroom management
- Developmentally appropriate teaching practices
- Challenging child behavior
- Working with parents
Paperback, 288 pages