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  1. 1. Chapter 1: Overview of Early Care and Education and Program Administration Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs Tenth Edition Nancy Freeman Celia A. Decker John R. Decker Prepared by: Nancy K. Freeman Tere Holmes Kris Curtis
  2. 2. 1-2 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Child care is a way of life • The majority of parents with children under 6 are in the labor force: ○ In 53% of families both parents work ○ 60% of single moms work ○ 76% of single dads work • About ¾ of children with working mothers are in non-parental care. • Twice as many children whose mothers work participate in out-of-home care than did a generation ago.
  3. 3. 1-3 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Early childhood programs will realize their promise when . . . • All working families have access to affordable, quality care • The effects of identified risk-producing factors (i.e. poverty, low birth weight, maternal depression, etc.) are minimized by quality care • All children are prepared to compete in the worldwide knowledge economy
  4. 4. 1-4 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Sponsors of early childhood programs • State departments of education (Kindergarten & public-funded 4-yr. old programs) • Federal agencies (Head Start & Early Head Start) • Community for-profit and non-profit programs • Colleges & universities (for clinical placements & research)
  5. 5. 1-5 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Types of early childhood programs • Child care center (non-residential program serving > 13 children) • Large family child care home (non-residential program typically serving 7-12 children) • Small family child care home (non-residential program typically serving 6 or fewer children)
  6. 6. 1-6 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Special Child Care Services • Infant and toddler care (birth – 3 years old) • School-age care (Kindergarten – 15 years old) • Programs for children with identified special needs, often in inclusive settings. • Care for mildly ill children (recovering from surgery or with a mild non-contagious condition)
  7. 7. 1-7 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Characteristics of quality Structural quality • Group size • Child-adult ratios • Specialized education of teachers and administrators Process quality • Evaluation of health/safety practices • Measures of caregivers’ sensitivity & responsiveness • Measures of language or cognitive stimulation • Character of peer interactions
  8. 8. 1-8 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Parents don’t always choose high quality programs • They don’t know what to look for. • They may have few choices nearby • They may value specific aspects (i.e. cost or location) over quality. Quality Rating Improvement Systems (QRIS) & Quality Rating Systems (QRS) help families become better informed consumers.
  9. 9. 1-9 Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Roles of the director Leader – sets the program on course to realize the its vision of excellence Manager – focuses on the program’s day-to-day operations Coach – provides professional development and technical assistance to help staff improve performance
  10. 10. 1- Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved An effective leader must be able to: Envision the future Engage with each individual to move the program toward achieving its vision Enable all employees to perform well Inquire be open to dialogue and encourage frank debate of issues Develop individuals’ potential to contribute to the program’s success
  11. 11. 1- Freeman/Decker/Decker, Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs, 10e © 2012, 2008, 2005, 2001, 1995 by Pearson Education, Inc. All Rights Reserved Effective leaders: • Are authentic and genuine • Demonstrate integrity by being consistent in words and actions • Possess the will and persistence to work toward a goal • Believe in themselves • Are self-aware – understand who they are, how they feel, and how they are seen by others

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