Oct 17, 2021  
2021 - 2022 Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Catalog
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CD 210W - Child Care Program Management

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Provides the student with the capstone course for obtaining an Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Child Development. Details all facets of program management in a licensed facility. Introduces the student to developing techniques used in writing a parent program handbook, as well as a staff manual of policies and procedures.

Prerequisite(s): CD 117W , LWT 165   (CD 117W  may be taken concurrently.)
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Produce documentation to meet the requirements for opening and operating a child development facility according to the State of Michigan licensing rules and regulations.
    1. Organize a program management file using resources from previous courses and practicum teaching assignments.
    2. Write a personal philosophy and program developmental goals.
    3. Develop written policies as required by licensing regulations for:
      1. programming,
      2. discipline,
      3. nutrition, and
      4. admission.
  2. Produce a parent information handbook with detailed program policies.
    1. Write detailed policies for parent information, including: .
      1. tuition,
      2. contract,
      3. schedules,
      4. health policy,
      5. emergencies,
      6. accidents,
      7. weather concerns,
      8. a newsletter.
  3. Produce a staff information manual of procedures.
    1. Write detailed policies for staff information, including:
      1. job descriptions,
      2. salary scale and benefits,
      3. absences and vacation days,
      4. promotion and job retention,
      5. hiring and dismissal procedures.
  4. Produce a resume for the Delta College Placement Office.
  5. Write effectively for a specific purpose.
    1. Employ conventions of written, edited, standard English (WESE), or the language of instruction.
    2. Articulate important ideas.
    3. Demonstrate the ability to move between generalization and details.
    4. Use appropriate vocabulary for the audience and purpose.
  6. Use writing tasks to promote learning.
    1. Understand and analyze information in written form.
    2. Explain the subject matter in a coherent writing style.
    3. Evaluate the information.



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