Program Administration

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    By Dorothy S. Strickland & Shannon Riley-Ayers

    Today’s busy early childhood practitioners are being asked to do more, know more, and produce “results,” especially in the area of literacy development. Here is a resource that covers key aspects of literacy learning and teaching, including child development, standards, curriculum planning, assessment, professional development, and connections between school and home. Attention is given throughout to issues related to linguistic and cultural diversity, and all chapters end with “leadership strategies” that serve as a quick guide for action and reflection.

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    By Moncrieff Cochran

    This comprehensive and far-reaching analysis of the principles and practices of early care and education in the United States and Europe informs policymakers and center directors about the vital role high-quality teachers play in a child's later educational achievements and future success. The author describes the very high costs of child care in the United States, most of which is paid for by parents, and shows how greater government support in other countries makes teachers' pay higher, the child care centers better, and the burden on the parents lighter. From Zero to Three.

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    By Sharon Lynn Kagan, Kristie Kauerz, Kate Tarrant

    With the most thorough synthesis of current research on the early care and education teaching workforce, this book offers recommendations to better prepare, recruit, and retain teachers; reviews current research; and places issues in a system-based context to examine the teaching workforce in many settings.

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  • YC - July 2007
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    Journals

    Did you miss this issue of NAEYC's award winning journal Young Children? July 2007 features a cluster of articles on professional development, including important topics for teachers and program administrators. While supplies last.

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    By Paula Jorde Bloom

    Better relationships with others begin with honest self-reflection—a quest to discover who we are by recognizing our passions, values, talents, personal resources, and even our weaknesses. Through thought-provoking questions and engaging exercises, this installment of the popular “Director’s Toolbox” series will help you assess your journey through adulthood, identify the gap between your current and ideal employment, and become your own mentor. From New Horizons.

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    By Stacie G. Goffin, Valora Washington

    In this frank discussion of the purpose, identity, and responsibility of early childhood care and education, the authors examine the major issues and leadership challenges that must be addressed if children are to be given more and better opportunities. They show how adaptive leadership work can unify the field, create openness to new strategies for change, generate a shared vision, and build a viable strategy for its achievement. This is a critical resource for anyone hoping to enact change in the early childhood field. From Teachers College Press. 

     

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    Multimedia

    This instructional, interactive DVD includes 28 video clips of varying lengths captured in actual early childhood classrooms. The clips are divided into six instructional categories: Prevention in Action, Positive Guidance in Action, Learning Opportunities, Developing Observation Skills, Case Study: Pre-Intervention, and Case Study: Intervention.

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    By Gaye Gronlund

    The resource you need to integrate early learning standards into your curriculum! The author provides practical help, support, and clear explanations. Easy-to-read charts show how different states define standards in each major content area and how these standards can be achieved in classrooms and programs. Learn how to plan curriculum with specific learning standards in mind; address standards in ways that are developmentally appropriate and effective; and assess children's progress toward these standards. Copublished with Redleaf Press.

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    By Jeanne M. Machado, Romana E. Reynolds

    Invaluable for the 2- or 4-year ECE student or for early ECE professionals, this resource covers job opportunities from infant care to college-level ECE instruction, explores the growing number of job titles and employers in the field, and details where jobs exist and what qualifications are necessary. Accompanying CD-ROM includes sample cover letters, resumes, interview tips, and checklists that aid in advancing an educational career, from structuring a self-assessment of interests and skills to competing for a specific job. From Thomson Delmar Learning.

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  • Statement of Commitment
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    Posters

    This 18"x24" poster is based on NAEYC’s Code of Ethical Conduct and Statement of Commitment. Display this poster to publicize your program’s acknowledgement of the staff’s willingness to embrace the distinctive values and moral obligations of the field of early childhood care and education.

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