Initiatives to improve administrative practices in early childhood programs take many forms. Some models are high-intensity, providing substantial external support for directors—formal training leading to an advanced degree, high dosage of technical support for achieving accreditation, and on-site coaching addressing multiple facets of program leadership and management. These high-intensity models have been shown to yield […]
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About This Month’s Activities APRIL COHORT MEETING Homan Square Community Center 3517 W. Arthington Street Chicago, Illinois 606024 www.homansquare.org Click here for Directions and Parking Info ASSIGNMENTS DUE APRIL 11 ASSIGNMENT #1: THE POWER OF VISUALIZING READ: January 2015 article published in Entrepreneur Magazine “The Extraordinary Power of Visualizing Success” The Extraordinary Power of Visualizing […]
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Editor’s Note: Part of your job as an early childhood leader is to spark conversations and raise awareness about the importance of early care and education. But for many of us, the word “advocacy” seems intimidating and hard to manage. Throughout the next several weeks the McCormick Center will publish blog posts that provide some […]
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What do you need to think about as you integrate technology into your early childhood program? This document provides a list of questions to reflect on as you think about children’s technology usage; families and media; equipment, software, and data management; and staff and media in your program.