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Opportunities Exchange, September, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
High-quality care for infants and toddlers is so expensive to provide that few spaces are available nationwide and prices are significantly more than most families can afford. A micro-center network is a new business model designed to deliver high-…
Bencina Joze, Devjak Srecko, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The paper presents the challenge of establishing a substantial governance framework of local government provision of tasks and services. The assumption that this end is highly dependent on the implementation of total quality management paradigm has…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlights of findings from an inquiry into the relationship between administrative practices and classroom quality in Head Start programs, based on a sample of 452 Head Start programs from 138 centers in Chicago, Illinois
Stoney Louise, October, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the components of a formula to represent early childhood program budgets
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Spring 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of an examination of the relationship between administrative practices and the quality of services of early childhood programs, based on an analysis of data on 564 child care centers in 25 states
Stephens Samuel A., 2010
Other
In 2009 a study was conducted of Quality New York (QNY), a New York City-based AFP, to determine what the AFP's contributions were to improvements in program quality (Stephens, 2009). The study's findings are informative and have implications beyond…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a reliability and validity study of the Business Administration Scale for Family Child Care, an instrument that measures the quality of family child care providers' business and professional practices
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Spring 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the quality of family child care providers' business practices
Fiscal Management Associates, July 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the administrative and management capacity and needs, including financial, human resources, information technology, and facilities administration and management, of 16 organizations providing high-quality out-of-school time…
Lloyd Eva, March 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of a presentation of thirty key terms and practices in the field of early education
Pound Linda, March 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A scheme for leadership and management of child care and early education centers, emphasizing the importance of play, fun, and humor
Hansen Joanna K., 2006
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the dynamic relationship among leadership and management practices of child care program administrators, child care teachers? perceptions of their work and workplace, and the quality of classroom teaching/learning interactions as…
Moyles Janet, 2006
Other
A scheme for leadership and management of child care and early education centers, emphasizing the importance of play, fun, and humor
Nayak Akila Patel, 2005
Reports & Papers
An examination of the correlation between a set of five human values derived from a theoretical framework created by Sri Sathya Sai Baba and the demonstrated leadership behavior of child care center directors within Prince George's County, Maryland
National Association of Elementary School Principals, 2005
Reports & Papers
A report profiling high quality school-based after-school programs from ten different states