45 Hours Director-Administration ONLINE (self-paced online training)


45 Hours Director-Administration ONLINE - $265 (V I P pricing $250)

IACET accredit provider CEUs

4.5 CEUs

Looking to forward your child care career into an Administrative role? In this training, students will learn to administer and manage their child care program according to state and government regulations. Topics include Maryland state requirements and compliance standards, licensing, insurance, staffing, financial recordkeeping, staff training requirements, managing staff, community involvement, marketing and curriculum planning. This certification course satisfies the MSDE requirement for 45 hours of administrative training for child care center directors. You must successfully complete the training in its entirety to receive your certificate. No refunds are given after purchase.
Online class has no classroom meetings. You will have immediate access to your training after registering. Students have up to six months from the date of purchase to complete their training. Students are required to take this training on a desktop or laptop using Google Chrome. At this time the training Will NOT work on a phone or tablet.

NOTE: If you have been issued a voucher from MSDE for this course it MUST be completed 2 weeks before the expiration date that is on your voucher. Please check your voucher for this date.

Objectives / Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this training, the learner will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical conduct: Statement of Commitment & Preamble
  2. Identify resources that would assist with program funding
  3. Demonstrate understanding of the roles and responsibilities a child care administrator has to‐ staff, children, families, and community
  4. Identify regulations as it pertains to environment, health and safety, staffing, enrollment, attendance, and program planning and operation
  5. Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the content requirements for staff orientation
  6. Identify appropriate practices for identify and demonstrate an children: components of a lesson plan
  7. Able to describe the content of the Maryland Model for School Readiness
  8. Describe how materials, equipment, environment, and staff meet the individual needs for children
  9. Identify types of staff supervision
  10. Identify the procedures for reporting child abuse/neglect
  11. Demonstrate an understanding of the overall cost of child care
  12. Identify necessary information and format for a business plan
  13. Define what transition times are and when they occur during the day in the classroom
  14. Identify assessment tools
  15. Demonstrate understanding of how to assess and meet the needs of children with special needs
  16. Identify the challenges and solutions for shared space environments
  17. Identify community organizations that are available for enrichment activities: sites for field trips, community service organizations, etc.
  18. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical conduct: Ethical Responsibilities to Children
  19. Identify professional development providers
  20. Identify components of a mission statement
  21. Identify Office of Child Care Regulations that monitors the environment for children, staff, and families
  22. Demonstrate an understanding of Child Care Regulations forms and required documentation
  23. Identify appropriate practices for identify and demonstrate an children: Identify examples of appropriate activities for different ages
  24. Able to describe the content of the Maryland Preschool Curriculum
  25. Identify materials and equipment for center childcare programs that meet the needs of specific age groups in both shared or permanent space and align with the programs curriculum
  26. Identify policies and procedures that are appropriate for the early learning and education environment
  27. Demonstrate an understanding of the types of child abuse, and signs of abuse and neglect
  28. Recognize current tuition trends
  29. Demonstrate an understanding of the necessary content of employee and parent contracts
  30. Demonstrate understanding that transition times are teaching opportunities and can be useful in classroom management
  31. Define Developmental screening
  32. Demonstrate understanding of the components of a curriculum.
  33. Identify and determine the needs for permanent space environments
  34. Identify activities related to communicating schedules with parents, forms and permissions
  35. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical conduct: Ethical Responsibilities to Families
  36. Demonstrate an understanding of and the benefits that are associated with program accreditation and the Child Care Credential program
  37. Identify components of a childcare director/administrator job description
  38. Identify the regulations that monitor the staff role in the development and effectiveness of an environment
  39. Identify responses to typical daily child care scenarios with solutions that are aligned with Child Care Regulations
  40. Identify appropriate practices for identify and demonstrate an children: Define Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  41. Able to describe the content of the State approved curriculums
  42. Identify materials and equipment for family childcare programs that meet the needs of specific age groups in both shared or permanent space and align with the programs curriculum
  43. Identify staff evaluation tools and evaluation timelines that will assist with supervision of staff and monitoring performance
  44. Identify budget line items and basic budget development strategies
  45. Identify resources that will assist with record keeping
  46. Identify criteria that should be considered when choosing appropriate transition activities
  47. Describe components of ASQ
  48. Identify strategies for selecting curriculum
  49. Give an example of an environmental blue print for shared and permanent spaces, including outdoor spaces
  50. Identify safety activities to perform during the field trip
  51. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical conduct: Ethical Responsibilities to Colleagues
  52. Identify resources in both the local, state, and national arena that will provide information and referral assistance to staff and parents
  53. Demonstrate an understanding of classroom capacity, staff to student ratio, and regulations for outdoor play space
  54. Identify a timeline to prepare for a scheduled licensing visit
  55. Identify appropriate practices for identify and demonstrate an children: Identify importance of individual planning
  56. Identify the need for and the requirements that guide professional development plans
  57. Identify and understand the requirements of Child Care Subsidy (POC), Child and Adult Food Program, MSDE Child Care Credential, Tiered Reimbursement, and the Child Care Career and Professional Development Fund
  58. Demonstrate an understanding of the information that should be communicated regularly with staff, parents, and the community
  59. Demonstrate understanding how to effectively use transitions for various age groups and for different parts of the school day
  60. Give an example of a portfolio or a sample assessment
  61. Identify information on State approved curriculums and the Maryland Preschool Curriculum
  62. Identify the role staff plays in the successful creation and maintenance of an environment
  63. Demonstrate an understanding of ethical conduct: Ethical Responsibilities to Community and Society
  64. Identify resources and referral programs for children with special needs
  65. Demonstrate an understanding of staff scheduling and student enrollment aligned with Child Care Regulations
  66. Describe a staff orientation in accordance with Child Care Regulations
  67. Identify appropriate practices for identify and demonstrate an children: Teacher directed vs child directed
  68. Identify needed interview skills
  69. Demonstrate understanding how to effectively transition children between programs
  70. Give an example of an effective support systems for the implementation of curriculum and on‐going assessments
  71. Describe a sample observation of teaching staff and children to determine curriculum effectiveness
  72. Give an example of staff/child supervision and staff/child ratio policies
  73. Give example of a transition plan for children entering, moving within, and leaving the program
Learning Methodology: Online material will be presented in the form of slides, accompanied with speech. Videos will be used to demonstrate ideas and concepts. Charts and tables will be used for illustration.

Assessment: Learners will be assessed through questions after every section is completed. Learners will not be allowed to proceed to the next section of the training until all questions have been answered correctly. Learners will be presented with a final test composed of true/false and multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of the training, learners will receive their certificate by email.

Core of Knowledge Awarded:
To be awarded the core of knowledge hours, learners must pay in full for the class, view all material, pass all review questions, and final test.
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Payment Policy:
Payments need to be made in full. No refunds will be issued after starting the class.
Please read carefully:

You are purchasing a session of an online training that includes online assessments. Your certificate will be emailed to you once you pass the final exam with a passing grade of 80%.

Your certificate will bear the name you provided to us when you signed up. To successfully complete this online training, you need a computer with internet connection running Google Chrome web browser. You will also need speakers or headphones to hear the videos and speech accompanied with the content. For support and questions regarding the material presented in this class please contact us at onlineservices@childcareed.com. Please consult our frequently asked questions page for other questions or feel free to contact us.


Information about this training

Hours breakdown

45 PRO

Topics / Categories

Professionalism

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