Child Development  
CD 128 - Administration of Young Children's Settings: Program

Course Description:  This course is designed to prepare administrator of schools for young children.  Emphasis is on human relations, responsibilities of the director, planning, personnel, staff development, operating the children’s program and interaction with the community, including public relations.


Course Objectives:  Upon completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply human relation skills in the daily administration of a school
  • Develop and write required personnel policies
  • Analyze and write the duties and responsibilities of staff members
  • Develop, organize and evaluate staff development, parent education and public relations
  • Compare and contrast different management and administrative theories
  • Describe and utilize effective communication skills
  • Apply principles of developmentally appropriate practice in designing the children’s program

Required Texts:

“Administration of Programs for Young Children”, 8th edition, by Phyllis Click, Thompson/Delmar, 2010.  ISBN # 978-0-495-80898-5


To reveiw a sample syllabus, click here: syllabus CD 128