2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EDCI 62441 Early Childhood Leadership and Program Management

This course examines aspects of program administration and management in early childhood care and education programs.  Topics include but are not limited to: supervision; health, safety, nutrition; state, local, and federal standards and regulations; professional decision making; and fiscal management.  In addition, this course includes the examination of leadership, advocacy, and contemporary issues in the field.  As part of this course, students will have the opportunity to manage a local program serving children and families offering application aspects of leadership and management through direct field experience.  Prerequisite: Admittance to Teacher Education.