Fall 2011 (Section #7229)
Online Course Information Page
Instructor: Kate Ashbey
This course is offered completely online
Registered students: The course will be available beginning Monday, August 15, 2011. To access the course follow these instructions exactly:
Go to: http://myetudes.org/portal and login using your user id and password.
Instructions how to log into Etudes can be found here:
Wait list students: The college will notify you via your COS e-mail if a space becomes available. You will have 48 hours to verify your enrollment, so check that account frequently!
Below you will find some information about the course – a full syllabus will be provided on the first day of class.
The Art of Leadership: Managing Early Childhood Organizations, Revised Edition
Edited by Bonnie and Roger Neugebauer
Program Administration Scale: Measuring Early Childhood Leadership and Management
Teri N. Talan and Paula Jorde Bloom
Required materials: Computer with Internet and
Catalog and schedule description:
A course of study that familiarizes students with the duties of a
supervisor/director in a preschool setting. Emphasis will be placed on staff
development and working with parents.
class is degree applicable. There is no prerequisite.
Detailed Course Content and Scope
1. Business of child care
2. Personnel management
- Legal structures
- Financial terms and procedures
- Fiscal management strategies
3. Community relations
- Personnel policies
- Hiring and firing
- Staff development
- New Staff orientation
- Policies and procedures for parents
- Parent education and volunteering
- Marketing and public relations
- Community projects
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