The Real Early Learning Challenge MEETING THE NEEDS OF ALL CHILDREN | CAMILLE CATLETT Below are two resources provided during Camille Catlett’s presentation and break out session.
Teri N. Talan and Paula Jorde Bloom | Research consistently finds that high-quality administrative practices are crucial for ensuring beneficial results for children and families. This valuable tool includes 25 items clustered in 10 subscales, which measure both leadership and management functions of center-based early care and education programs. The PAS can be used in […]
Teri N. Talan and Paula Jorde Bloom | Family child care providers who utilize effective business and professional practices are more likely to provide a high-quality learning environment and interact more sensitively with children. The Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care (BAS) is the first valid and reliable instrument for measuring and improving the overall quality […]
Teri N. Talan and Paula Jorde Bloom | La Escala de la Administración de Negocios para el Cuidado de Niños en el Hogar (BAS) es la primera herramienta válida y confiable para medir y mejorar la calidad total de negocios y prácticas profesionales en los programas de cuidado de niños en el hogar. La BAS […]
The Early Childhood Job Satisfaction Survey (ECJSS) is a career guidance tool that early childhood directors can use with staff. The resulting profile helps staff reflect on those aspects of their work that contribute most to job fulfillment. How does it work? Step 1: Print and distribute Part I of the ECJSS to the individual worker to complete. […]
Paula Jorde Bloom | Blueprint for Action provides a framework for understanding early childhood centers as organizations and how change takes place in programs. The book was designed to help directors move beyond a “quick fix” notion of center improvement by serving as a guide for program analysis and action. It details a comprehensive method […]
This document lists the competences that guided the development of the Illinois Director Credential. Early childhood administrators need a strong foundation in the fundamentals of child development, early childhood education, and organizational management in order to guide the instructional practices of teachers and support staff and establish systems for smooth program functioning.
The individuals listed successfully completed Assessor Reliability training on the Program Administration Scale (PAS). During the training they achieved reliability, went on to become Certified PAS Assessors, and have maintained that certification.
Assessors can use this form to provide feedback about the PAS assessment. The McCormick Center will use the feedback you provide to make improvements in the interview process. Please return your form to the McCormick Center along with the copy of the center’s completed PAS book.
This forms enables directors to provide comments about the PAS assessment. The McCormick Center will use the feedback you provide will be used to make improvements in the interview process. Please return this completed form in the envelope provided to the McCormick Center within five days after your assessment.