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Administration and Management

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Making the Most of Meetings

Author(s): Paula Jorde Bloom (click on the author's name for more titles)

Whether it's a weekly staff meeting, a monthly parent meeting, or an annual board meeting, directors rely on meetings as the primary vehicle for communicating information, identifying and solving problems, and making new decisions and modifying old ones. There is no avoiding it, skill in facilitating meetings is essential for effective program management. This book is filled with practical tips and techniques to help you reverse the slump you may be experiencing in meeting effectiveness. You'll learn how to accomplish more work in less time and have more fun in the process.

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RRP $54.95

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Nailing Jelly to the Wall
Defining and Providing Technical Assistance in Early Childhood Education

Author(s): Nancy Alexander (click on the author's name for more titles)

For experts in the field of early care and education, defining and providing technical assistance can be as difficult as nailing jelly to the wall. Learn to effectively coach, mentor, and train early childhood teachers and administrators with guided experiences, strategies, and activities to provide technical assistance in specific program areas like parent involvement, science, outdoor play, music. and art.

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RRP $44.95

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Policy Development in Early Childhood Settings
From Idea to Evaluation

Author(s): Leanne Gibbs (click on the author's name for more titles)

Policy Development in Early Childhood Settings acknowledges the uniqueness of each service. Along with the explanation of process and requirements there is a range of examples and policy excerpts, plus anecdotal accounts designed to promote clarity and assist services to formulate and implement their own unique policies. It stresses the importance of all policy in upholding the rights, dignity and potential of the community of the service and the strength it has in enhancing the educator's role in the care and education of young children.

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RRP $69.95

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Practical Guide to Quality Child Care, The

Author(s): Pam Schiller, Patricia Carter Dyke (click on the author's name for more titles)

This uniquely comprehensive manual is a clear, easy-to-read handbook that provides specific guidelines for virtually every aspect of early childhood administration. Contents include: sample criteria, procedures for program development, schedules, applications, and evaluation forms. An invaluable tool for every child care facility manager.

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RRP $56.95

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Program Administration Scale Second Edition
Measuring Early Childhood Leadership and Management

Author(s): Paula Jorde Bloom, Teri N Talan (click on the author's name for more titles)

Using a 7-point rating scale (inadequate to excellent), this easy-to-use instrument assesses 25 items grouped into 10 categories: human resources development, personnel cost and allocation, centre operations, child assessment, fiscal management, program planning and evaluation, family partnerships, marketing and public relations, technology, and staff qualifications. This new second edition of the PAS includes minor refinements to support the reliable use of the instrument and to reflect current best practices in early childhood administration.

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RRP $49.95

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Right Fit, The
Recruiting, Selecting and Orienting Staff

Author(s): Kay Albrecht (click on the author's name for more titles)

This book breaks down the recruitment, selection, and orientation processes into manageable components and suggests practical and effective techniques to help you find teachers with the right fit for your program's particular needs.

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RRP $54.95

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Sanity Savers
Quick Fixes for Everything From Big Messes to Small Budgets

Author(s): Sharon Macdonald (click on the author's name for more titles)

From clean-up solutions to storage ideas to inventive cost-cutting strategies, and everything in between, this book will truly help you keep your sanity in the classroom!

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RRP $33.95

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Solutions For Early Childhood Directors
Real Answers to Everyday Challenges

Author(s): Kathy Lee (click on the author's name for more titles)

Kathy Lee's extensive personal experience as a director and her years of training teachers and directors provide practical solutions to problems that arise every day. She addresses key issues such as training staff, handling discipline, dealing with parents, and creating partnerships in the community.

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RRP $74.95

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The Power of Protocols
An Educator's Guide to Better Practice, Third Edition

Author(s): Jospeh P. McDonald, Nancy Mohr, Alan Dichter, Elizabeth C. McDonald (click on the author's name for more titles)

The use of protocols has quickly spread from conferences and workshops to everyday school and university settings. Now in its third edition, this perennial bestseller features substantial updates that take into account recent developments in the field of facilitative leadership. The authors have also added eleven totally new protocols, including the “Peer Review Protocol” and “Looking at Student Work with Equity in Mind.” This essential teaching and professional development tool includes:

• Step-by-step descriptions of how educators can use protocols to study together, work on problems of practice, teach well, and explore students’ work.
• Explanations of the particular purpose for each protocol, discussions of the value that educators have found in using them, and helpful tips for facilitators.
• A free supplement on the Teachers College Press website with “Abbreviated Protocols” that can be downloaded and customized to suit each facilitator’s needs.

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RRP $62.95

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What You Need to Lead an Early Childhood Program
Emotional Intelligence in Practice

Author(s): Holly Bruno (click on the author's name for more titles)

Early childhood directors manage through relationships. This important book guides a director through the steps to build respectful, dynamic, and welcoming relationships with families and staff.

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RRP $95.95

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