Program Administration

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    By Marilou Hyson & Heather Biggar Tomlinson

    This accessible and engaging work introduces current and future teachers, child care providers, and others interested in early childhood education to the importance of the early years in children’s well-being and success. It summarizes the research on the value of high-quality services for young children, families, and society, showing why early education matters both today and into the future.

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    By Paula Jorde Bloom, Ann Hentschel, & Jill Bella

    Imagine what your program would look like if it were a true professional learning community—a place where teachers saw each new day as an opportunity to expand their competence and confidence and support one another in moving toward a shared vision of program excellence. Written in an engaging and lively style, this book provides the power tools you need to help you build teacher competence, strengthen staff commitment, and expand opportunities for collaboration to make that vision come alive.

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    By Susan S. Aronson & Timothy R. Shope, eds.

    Presented in an easy-to-use format, this must-have guide provides:

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    Hear from 11 early childhood experts as they share their words of wisdom covering elements of healthy organizations, written policies and procedures, human resources management, and financial management. A downloadable note-taking guide includes questions to encourage users to reflect on the topics addressed. Designed for individual or group use.

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    By Beverly Falk, ed.

    This book brings together a group of extraordinary educators and scholars who offer important insights about what we can do to defend childhood from societal challenges. The authors explain new findings from neuroscience and psychology, as well as emerging knowledge about the impact on child development of cultural and linguistic diversity, poverty, families and communities, and the media. From Teachers College Press. 

  • Advancing the Early Childhood Profession
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    By Alison Lutton, ed.

    This latest volume of what has become known as the “red book” is designed as a resource for the entire early childhood field, across all roles and settings. It organizes the NAEYC position statements that describe what every early childhood professional should know and be able to do and presents them alongside NAEYC documents that support states as they build professional development systems.

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    By Julie K. Biddle

    The Three Rs of Leadership redefines the concept of leadership in early childhood education, proposing a model of shared responsibility among school stakeholders. Drawing on her 30-plus years of working in and with schools, the author explores the three Rs of leadership—relationships, reciprocal learning, and reflection—in the context of developmentally appropriate programs that promote and support meaningful learning. Copublished with HighScope. 

  • What You Need to Lead
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    By Holly Elissa Bruno

    Bestseller! 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. Covers all traditional early childhood administration topics, from financial management to marketing and development, while also recognizing and exploring the human side of management and the critical role of emotional intelligence in effective leadership. 

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    By Dathan D. Rush & M'Lisa L. Shelden

    Coaching helps early childhood practitioners support other professionals and families as they enhance existing knowledge, develop new skills, and promote healthy development of young children. This hands-on guide directly addresses the real-world challenges of coaching and gives readers concrete guidance on successful strategies and interactions for skillful coaching in any setting—home, school, or community. From Brookes Publishing.

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    By Edward Zigler, Walter S. Gilliam, & W. Steven Barnett, eds.

    As more young children gain access to pre-kindergarten programs, the issues surrounding its implementation are being hotly debated. Edited by a founder of Head Start and two other highly respected experts, this forward-thinking book brings forth leading thinkers in early childhood education to tackle today’s most urgent pre-K debates and explore each one from all sides. Delivered in a clear and compelling point–counterpoint format, this book paves the way for sound, educated decision-making. From Brookes Publishing.