Management of Child Development Centers

| October 18, 2010

Title: Management of Child Development Centers, Seventh Edition

Authors: Patricia F. Hearron & Verna Hildebrand

Publisher: Boston, MA: Pearson, c2011

Check It Out: OVERSIZE LB2822.7 .H55 2011

From the Publisher:

Management of Child Development Centers, 7th Edition, addresses the importance of high-quality programs for young children and the support they provide to families. Managers of programs for young children must understand the value of family, as well as the relationships between family, program and community.

Part 1 of the text provides an overview of the demographic and theoretical context within which child development programs operate. Part 2 focuses on the 13 core competencies: personal and professional self awareness; organizational, fiscal, and personnel management; human relations; facilities management; health and safety; food service; educational programming; family support; marketing and public relations; assessment and evaluation; leadership and advocacy.

About the Authors:

Dr. Patricia F. Hearron is the Family & Consumer Science Center Director at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.

Dr. Verna Hildebrand is a Professor Emerita of Human Ecology at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.