Program Management: An Introduction
In this course, you will learn about what program management means for a preschool teacher and about the roles and responsibilities you can assume that contribute to the overall quality of your program.
Working as a Team
This lesson will highlight the importance of working together to ensure high-quality practices for preschool children and their families. You will learn about the process of collaborating with colleagues and family members and the need to reflect on your own experiences and practices.
In this lesson, you will learn how curriculum and the planning and implementing of developmentally appropriate experiences and activities contribute to the management of your preschool classroom. The importance of professional development is also explored.
Child and Family Services
Preschool children develop and learn within all types of families, and family members are the most significant people in young children’s lives. When you view families as complex systems and you acknowledge their impact in early childhood, you are better able to develop partnerships with families and help create environments that meet the needs of each preschool child in your care. Strong partnerships with families help make the management of your preschool classroom smooth and energized. This lesson shares perspectives for understanding families and provides an introduction to family-centered practice.