Program Administration Scale PAS: Measuring Early Childhood Leadership and Management

Teachers College Press - Using a 7-point rating scale inadequate to excellent, program planning and evaluation, child assessment, family partnerships, personnel cost and allocation, fiscal management, this easy-to-use instrument assesses 25 items grouped into 10 categories: human resources development, marketing and public relations, center operations, technology, and staff qualifications.

This new second edition of the PAS includes minor refinements to support the reliable use of the instrument and to reflect current best practices in early childhood administration. The program administration scale pas is designed to reliably measure and improve the leadership and management practices of center-based programs―the only instrument of its kind to focus exclusively on organization-wide administrative issues.

Program Administration Scale PAS: Measuring Early Childhood Leadership and Management - Emphasis is placed on administrative practices that support family partnership, cultural sensitivity, inclusion, and linguistic diversity. Research has consistently found that effective administrative practices are crucial for ensuring beneficial program outcomes for children and families. The notes and guiding questions for the PAS items are expanded to increase understanding and facilitate greater consistency in scoring.

Teachers College Press. Routines that demonstrate distributed leadership are measured. The focus in technology is on practices that promote effective communication, collaboration, and continuous learning.





School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale Updated SACERS

Teachers College Press - The school-age care environment rating scale®, Updated Edition provides an easy-to-use resource for defining and assessing the quality of both public and private programs caring for school-age children during out-of-school time. This updated, spiral-bound edition is re-formatted so that each Item appears on its own page, along with Notes for Clarification and Questions.

Selected revised Items make scoring more accurate and informative. The sacers updated edition consists of 47 items, organized under 7 categories: space and Furnishings Health and Safety Activities Interactions Program Structure Staff Development Special Needs Supplementary Items The SACERS Updated Edition is designed to be comprehensive in coverage and easy to use.

School-Age Care Environment Rating Scale Updated SACERS - What are the components of high-quality after-school care for children ages 5–12? How can we evaluate these programs? These are the challenges facing caregivers, schools, agencies, and parents as after-school programs proliferate. The expanded scoresheet can be copied from the book or downloaded from the TC Press website: www.

Tcpress. Com. Instructions for using the scale provide options for self-assessment in addition to formal assessments. Who should use the sacers? program directors organizations, states, and agencies doing QRIS and continuous improvement evaluations School districts Program funders School principals Community-based out-of-school programs States receiving Race to the Top funds Teachers Teacher educators Researchers School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition.





Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale ECERS-3

Teachers College Press - Emphasizes the role of the teacher in creating an environment conducive to developmental gains. Ecers-3 is appropriate for state and district-wide QRIS and continuous improvement; program evaluation by directors and supervisors; teacher self-evaluation; monitoring by agency staff; and teacher education.

Is designed to predict child outcomes more accurately and with greater precision. Offers a complete training program with ongoing support available at the Environment Rating Scales Institute ERSI website www. Ersi. Info. Ecers-3 third Edition. The established reliability and long term evidence of validity of the ERS family of instruments make this new version of ECERS particularly useful for RTTT-ELC accountability and research.

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale ECERS-3 - This widely used, comprehensive assessment tool measures both environmental provisions and teacher-child interactions that affect the broad developmental needs of young children, including: Cognitive Social-emotional Physical Health and safetyECERS-3 also includes additional Items assessing developmentally appropriate literacy and math activities.

Designed for preschool, and child care classrooms serving children 3 through 5 years of age, kindergarten, ECERS-3: Provides a smooth transition for those already using ECERS-R. The long-anticipated new version of the internationally recognized Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale®, ECERS-3, focuses on the full range of needs of preschool- and kindergarten-aged children.

. Provides a stronger method of distinguishing between good and truly excellent programs.





Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale ITERS-3

Teachers College Press - Ecers-3 third Edition. Iters-3 is the next-generation assessment tool for use in center-based child care programs for infants and toddlers up to 36 months of age. Iters-3 focuses on the full range of needs of infants and toddlers and provides a framework for improving program quality. Further, including: language, cognitive, social-emotional and physical development, the scale assesses both environmental provisions and teacher-child interactions that affect the broad developmental milestones of infants and toddlers, as well as concern for health and safety.

Improved indicator scaling, providing more precise and useful scores for use in professional development and self-improvement. Reduced emphasis on the number of materials, along with greater emphasis on how materials are used to encourage learning. Suitable for use in inclusive and culturally diverse programs, ITERS-3 subscales evaluate:Space and FurnishingsPersonal Care RoutinesLanguage and BooksActivitiesInteractionProgram Structure School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition.

Building on extensive feedback from the field as well as vigorous new research on how best to support infant and toddler development and learning, the authors have revised and updated the widely used Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale. The established reliability and validity of the scale make it particularly useful for research and program evaluation.

Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale ITERS-3 - While the approach to assessing quality and the scoring process remain the same for the new ITERS-3, users will find the following improvements informed by extensive use of the ITERS in the field and by the most recent research:Enhanced focus on interactions and the role of the teacher. Six new language and literacy Items.





Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale ECERS-R: Revised Edition

Teachers College Press - Full instructions for administration and scoring, as well as an Expanded Scoresheet and Profile that may be photocopied, are included with the scale. Notes for clarification and sample questions are included to improve accuracy in scoring. An introductory section gives detailed information about the rationale for the ECERS-R, the process of revision, and the reliability and validity of the scale.

Featuring a spiral binding, ® ecers-r, the updated early childhood Environment Rating Scale, offers more practical assistance in the form of an Expanded Score Sheet which contains a worksheet and additional notes for clarification to improve accuracy in scoring. Ecers-3 third Edition. However, the items and indicators remain the same as in the original ECERS-R.

Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale ECERS-R: Revised Edition - Designed for preschool, and child care classrooms serving children 2½ through 5 years of age, this widely used program quality assessment instrument can be used by program directors for supervision and program improvement, kindergarten, by teaching staff for self-assessment, by agency staff for monitoring, and in teacher training programs.

. School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition. The established reliability and validity of the ECERS-R make it particularly useful for research and program evaluation. Convenient organization in seven subscalesspace and furnishingsPersonal Care RoutinesLanguage-ReasoningActivitiesInteractionProgram StructureParents and StaffEach of the 43 items is expressed as a 7-point scale with indicators for 1 inadequate, 5 good, 3 minimal, and 7 excellent.





What You Need to Lead: An Early Childhood Program- Emotional Intelligence in Practice

The National Association for the Education of Young Children - Used book in Good Condition. School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition. Early childhood directors manage through relationships. Ecers-3 third Edition. What you need to lead an early childhood Program guides a director through the steps to build respectful, dynamic, and welcoming relationships with families and staff.

. This important book covers all traditional early childhood administration topics, from financial management to marketing and development, while also recognizing and exploring the human side of management and the critical role of emotional intelligence in effective leadership.





Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale ITERS-R: Revised Edition

Teachers College Press - Designed for use in center-based child care programs for infants and toddlers up to 30 months of age, can be used by program directors for supervision and program improvement, by teaching staff for self‑assessment, the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale®, by agency staff for monitoring, ITERS–R, and in teacher training programs.

Full instructions for administration and scoring, as well as a Scoresheet and Profile that may be photocopied, are included with the scale. Notes for clarification and questions are included for selected Items. An introductory section gives detailed information about the rationale of the ITERS–R, the process of revision, and the reliability and validity of the scale.

Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale ITERS-R: Revised Edition - However, the items and indicators remain the same as in the original ITERS–R. Convenient organization in seven subscales: space and furnishings personal Care Routines Listening and Talking Activities Interaction Program Structure Parents and StaffEach of the 39 Items is expressed as a 7‑point scale with indicators for 1 inadequate, 5 good, 3 minimal, and 7 excellent.

Ecers-3 third Edition. School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The established reliability and validity of the scale make it particularly useful for research and program evaluation.





The Business of Child Care: Management and Financial Strategies

Cengage Learning - The accompanying cd-rom offers easy-to-follow financial spreadsheets that can be implemented in any child care setting. School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition. Cengage Learning. Used book in Good Condition. Child care administrators will greatly value the business skills detailed in The Business of Child Care: Managment and Financial Strategies.

. The reader will learn how to successfully complete business tasks more quickly and accurately, with greater understanding and more enjoyment, by focusing on the most important tasks of an administrator. Used book in Good Condition. With particular focus on managing enrollment, recruiting and retaining staff, financial record keeping, budgeting, and decision making, this book details the critical business elements needed to run a child care center as a financially stable enterprise.

The Business of Child Care: Management and Financial Strategies - Ecers-3 third Edition.





Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program

Wadsworth Publishing - Cengage Learning. Emphasizing the director's responsibility as a leader of both people and programs in diverse communities, ninth Edition, DEVELOPING AND ADMINISTERING A CHILD CARE AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, covers the business and interpersonal skills child development professionals need to implement an effective program for young children and their families.

School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition. Used book in Good Condition. In this thoroughly updated edition, the authors provide practical information on all aspects of directing a program, training, including curriculum selection; funding; budgeting; selecting, and supervising staff; housing the program and purchasing equipment; working with children and parents; accrediting and licensing an early childhood center; and carrying out program evaluation and quality improvement strategies.

Developing and Administering a Child Care and Education Program - Cengage Learning. Ecers-3 third Edition. Used book in Good Condition. It is written primarily for future early childhood educators whether or not they plan to work in the administrative aspects of the field, and is also a rich resource for practicing directors.





Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs 11th Edition

Pearson - Used book in Good Condition. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Cengage Learning. The pearson etext app is available on Google Play and in the App Store. Planning and administering early childhood Programs addresses the latest trends affecting the childcare workforce and provides specific guidance for recruiting, and retaining quality personnel, hiring, including job descriptions and hiring practices.

Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The enhanced pearson eText is: Engaging. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. The enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments.

Planning and Administering Early Childhood Programs 11th Edition - The enhanced pearson etext may be purchased stand-alone for 50-60% less than a print bound book. To order the enhanced pearson etext packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134290011. Here’s the practical, hands-on information educators need in order to become successful administrators of childcare centers and child development centers.

Ecers-3 third Edition. With a focus on what center directors need to know and what they need to be able to do, the book guides readers through the process of identifying a program’s core values and drafting mission and vision statements.





The Visionary Director, Second Edition: A Handbook for Dreaming, Organizing, and Improvising in Your Center

Redleaf Press - Ecers-3 third Edition. Redleaf Press. An inspiring and practical guide to creating a larger vision in early child care, this popular professional development tool has been thoroughly revised and offers a concrete framework for organizing an early childhood center director's ideas and work. School-age care environment Rating Scale SACERS Updated Edition.

. Used book in Good Condition. Cengage Learning. Used book in Good Condition. Cengage Learning. The visionary director provides directors with information to perform their jobs with motivation and creativity. Updated and expanded, it reflects new requirements and initiatives for center directors and addresses topics including cultivating a vision, implementing principles and strategies for mentoring, building a learning community for adults and children, developing "systems thinking" for management roles, and bringing visions to life.