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National-Louis University. McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Initiatives to improve administrative practices in early childhood programs take many forms. Some models are high-intensity, providing substantial external support for directors--formal training leading to an advanced degree, high dosage of…
National-Louis University. McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Summer 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief compares perceptions about the roles and capacities of early childhood leaders, based on research conducted in Australia and the United States.
Bloom Paula Jorde, Jackson Safiyah, Talan Teri N., Kelton Robyn, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of Taking Charge of Change (TCC), a 10-month leadership training program for administrators of early childhood programs, that examines participants' job status, career decisions, commitment to the profession, and perceptions of the program,…
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
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
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
National-Louis University. Center for Early Childhood Leadership, 2004
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the effective integration of technology into the administration and operation of center-based early childhood education programs
National-Louis University. Center for Early Childhood Leadership, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the opinions of directors of early childhood programs on leadership transition and the role of job socialization and succession planning