THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
THE INDUSTRY LEADER FOR ONLINE
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This course is designed to provide information to assist food service staff, caregivers and members of program leadership develop positive, healthy nutritional programs for young children. Participants will also gain a greater understanding of the requirements of the USDA Food Program and meal planning in an early childhood education setting.
Este curso ayudarÁ a los participantes a desarrollar un mejor entendimiento de cómo el ambiente de trabajo afecta a la enseñanza y a la supervisión en los programas de la primera infancia.
Employees are much more likely to feel motivated when they are part of an organization with effective, dedicated leadership. An organization’s success begins with its leadership. But success is produced and maintained by the staff as they bring the leadership’s vision and policies to reality. As an organization’s leadership improves, so does the sense of unity and common purpose among staff members. This course discusses the role that effective leadership has on staff retention and motivation.
This course provides an examination of what it means to reflect on daily teaching practices and why it is an important practice. The course offers several models of reflection and reflective thinking strategies to help ECE professionals establish a reflective practice. Participants will also discover ways to plan for reflection when working with colleagues, children, and families.
Este curso proporciona a los estudiantes una visión general de las estrategias utilizadas para retener y motivar al personal en un centro de cuidado infantil. Al completar con éxito este curso, el estudiante debe poder enumerar tres cualidades para buscar en los candidatos para maestros, tres estrategias de entrevista, tres caracterÍsticas de un buen entrenador y una lista de los elementos claves utilizados para guiar a los empleados.
This course provides directors, administrators, and aspiring directors with a greater understanding of the value of good communication skills, as well as various techniques for listening and responding appropriately to staff, parents, and children. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able list key phrases to remember when communicating, identify ways to improve their communication skills, define active listening and explain methods to be used by staff members to effectively communicate among each other.
This course focuses on effective communication strategies to use during challenging conversations. Participants will explore elements of communication breakdowns in an effort to prevent them from occurring during important conversations with parents, coworkers, and children.
This course, intended for directors, managers, administrators, and aspiring leaders, provides participants with a better understanding of the importance of having an effective team of childhood and educational staff. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to define the importance of the selection process when hiring staff, identify several facts in building a good team of childcare professionals, and list a variety of training methods available to program managers and staff.
This course is designed to introduce marketing basics that relate to early childhood programs. Students will learn to properly define the product offered by a child care center and develop effective marketing strategies targeted at specific communities and families. Students will also learn to develop effective enrollment and retention strategies to maximize marketing efforts.
This course, offered to directors and aspiring directors in an early childhood education setting, teaches marketing basics. Students will learn to properly define the product offered by a child care center and develop effective marketing strategies targeted at specific communities and families. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to list the products the program offers, identify the roles people associated with a center play in marketing and identify the target audience for marketing a child care center.
This course offers a review of some marketing basics and focuses on enrollment and retention strategies. Students will learn to develop effective enrollment and retention strategies targeted at specific communities and families. Upon successful completion of this course, students should understand effective practices for generating leads, converting leads into new customers, and retaining families who have already enrolled.
This course examines the impact of digital technologies, the Internet, and social media on the early care and education environment and offers recommended strategies and best practices for using various technological tools. Program policies are a central focus of the comprehensive course, with emphasis on crafting policies that best promote effective, high-quality care.
The goal of this course is to provide an overview of what constitutes an eco-friendly child care environment, with a major focus on the hazards of environmental exposure and recommended practices for maintaining a safe, healthy environment for young children.
This course offers strategies for developing and implementing a sustainability plan at a child care center, including activities for promoting environmental awareness in young children and increasing family involvement.
This course explores the many aspects of mentoring, from formal to informal relationships that are established between staff members. The course will identify the benefits of mentoring in an early childhood setting and outline a method directors can use to create a mentoring program in their environment.
This course presents recommended practices and policies for the safe, developmentally appropriate transport of young children to and from child care centers. Information is based primarily on federal safety standards, which are generally used as the basis for state standards, though specific regulations vary from state to state. Topics include staff training and support; recommended vehicle types and maintenance routines; child passenger restraint systems; operating procedures and practices; safe loading and unloading procedures; field trip safety, and more.
You have three options for purchasing a course
Students may purchase one hour of child care online coursework or multiple hours at a time.
For $99, a child care professional can purchase an Individual Annual Professional Development Subscription. The subscription allows unlimited access to CCEI’s professional development course catalog for the year of the subscription.