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The purpose of the Administrative Leadership course is to familiarize early childhood professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective administrative leader. Administrative leadership is divided into two categories – operational leadership and strategic leadership. Operational leadership includes the tasks included with hiring and developing staff, and creating and managing budgets. Strategic leadership involves leading the program with the future in mind and ensuring that all staff are working toward a common vision. This course will explore both operational and strategic leadership. This is a 3-hour course worth 0.3 CEUs.
This course can be utilized to meet the training requirements to earn or renew your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Course content is aligned with the CDA Subject Area 5: Managing an effective program.
- Interview Process
- Professional Development
- Iron Triangle of ECE
- SWOT Analysis
- Shared Service Alliance
- Recruiting Male Teachers
- Terminating Employees
- Program Budget
- Strategic Leadership
- Operational Leaders
- Visionary Leaders
Approved for .3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in all 50 states.
This course is approved for CEUs in every state. It has also been approved for state training hours in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia.
"Understanding how a program works helped me to understand how I can do more to make things better at the center I work at even though I may not be in that leadership role."
-Stephanie B., MS, 2021
“I may need to learn more about this topic. I am going to be honest, I’ve never imagined myself in a leadership position, so I don’t know much about it. I am willing to learn more though just in case I ever have the opportunity to advance in my daycare setting. ”
-Elizabeth M., IN, 2021