Oct 04, 2022
CD 210W - Child Care Program ManagementCredits: 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. Instructor permission required to enroll in this course.
Prerequisite(s): CD 117W , LWT 165
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Outcomes and Objectives
- The student will be able to meet at least the minimal requirements for opening and operating a child development facility according to the State of Michigan licensing rules and regulations.
- Organize a program management file using resources from previous courses and practicum teaching assignments.
- Write a personal philosophy and program developmental goals.
- Develop written policies as required by licensing regulations for:
- nutrition, and
- The student will develop a parent information handbook with detailed program policies.
- Write detailed policies for parent information, including: .
- health policy,
- weather concerns,
- a newsletter.
- The student will develop a staff information manual of procedures.
- Write detailed policies for staff information, including:
- job descriptions,
- salary scale and benefits,
- absences and vacation days,
- promotion and job retention,
- hiring and dismissal procedures.
- The student will prepare a resume for the Delta College Placement Office.
- The student will write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.
- Employ conventions of written, edited, standard English (WESE), or the language of instruction.
- Articulate important ideas.
- Demonstrate the ability to move between generalization and details.
- Use appropriate vocabulary for the audience and purpose.
- Promote writing tasks to promote learning.
- Understand and analyze information in written form.
- Explain the subject matter in a coherent writing style.
- Evaluate the information.
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