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Administration I: Programs in Early Childhood Education

This course is designed for directors and assistant directors of early childhood programs. Topics include program types, budget, management, licensing and state regulations, development and implementation of policies and procedures, working with diverse populations, and health and safety guidelines. Students examine administrative tools, philosophies, and techniques needed to organize, open, and operate an early care and education program.

Subject: CHLD
Course Number: 250
Section Number: 2054
Units: 3
Instructor: Haar, Linda

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Office: Child Development Center at MiraCosta, OC8000
Office hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm M-F, By appointment
Phone: 760-795-6862
Instructor notes: This course is a late start, 9/3/19, and is fully online. There is a text to purchase, Administration of Programs for Young children, Click/Karkos/Robertson. This course will focus on the administrative side of running a child care center,for example; reviewing budgeting, licensing regulations and overview of starting a child care business.

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