Many parents rely on trained professionals to help care for their children while they are at work. As the need for child care workers continues to grow, so does the need for individuals with management training who can facilitate a safe and educational environment for their children.
Stratford's online day care management program is designed to be completed at home in your spare time and offers fundamental training on all aspects of managing a day care businesses.
Whether you want to start a home day care business, already work at a day care center, or are looking to learn more about being a child care worker, Stratfords program covers a wide range of topics from staff management and administration to budgeting, health and safety and much more!
Child Day Care Management Module 1
Child Day Care Management: An Introduction
The Role of the Child Care Worker
Interacting with Child Care Workers
Fostering Self-Esteem and Showing Approval
Changes in Children: 12 Months to 10 Years
Financial Statements and the Business Plan
Child Day Care Management Module 2
Administration of Programs for Young Children
Choices: Schools and Programs
The Program and Environment of Planning
Setting Program Goals
Planning for Infants and Toddlers and Preschool-Age Children
Child Day Care Management Module 3
Planning and Staff Decision Making
Planning for School-Age Children
Staff Supervision and Training
Child Day Care Management Module 4
Maintenance, Health, and Safety
Food and Nutrition Services
Including Families and the Community
Maintaining the Quality of Child Care
Computerized Center Administration
Child Day Care Management Module 5
Planning for Profit in Your Child Care Business
Setting Your Professional Goals
Contracts and Policies
Rates, Fees, and Collection
Communication Styles and Listening Skills
Sharing Unpleasant Information with Parents
Responsibilities of an Assertive Child Care Provider
Your Child Care Business Plan
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.