This course is designed for the beginning director of child care and preschool programs. It includes administrative tools, knowledge and techniques needed to organize, open and operate a child development facility. Topics include budget, management, regulatory laws, and development of school policies and procedures. This course is required by the California Department of Social Services and California Department of Education for child care and preschool program directors and site supervisors.
Recommended Preparation: 12 units in Child Development as required by Title 22 licensing regulations:
3 units of Child Development (CD 125),
3 units of Child, Family and Community (CD 131),
and 6 units of Program Curriculum (CD 123 and 126 or 127 or 128 or 129 or 130)
3 UNITS: 3 hours lecture