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National Center for Program Management and Fiscal Operations, 2020
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Head Start programs can use this resource to find their initial bearings and move forward in the days ahead. Given the unique nature of the pandemic crisis, each of these systems are fluid and there are no rules on how and when to address the…
Mathias Debi, Bella Jill, Talan Teri N., 01 September, 2016
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines components of administrative and pedagogical leadership and ways in which related standards can be embedded into quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS). Topics discussed include…
Poppick Libbie, Stoney Louise, 10 October, 2014
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that explains the use and benefit of cost modeling for centers of early care and education. It presents a generic cost model, focusing on revenues, expenses, and the factors that vary by quality…
Stephens Samuel A., 2010
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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…
Thornton Kate, Wansbrough Deborah, Clarkin-Phillips Jeanette, Aitken Helen, Tamati Aroaro, July, 2009
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An exploration of the importance of leadership in early childhood education, including a profile of available leadership development programs and a discussion of the implications of such programs on early childhood leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand
Weiss Heather B., Little Priscilla M., May, 2008
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A discussion of seven organizational challenges facing the nonprofit out-of-school time (OST) sector, with recommendations for improving the organizational capacities of OST nonprofit sector
Friedman Lucy N., March, 2008
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A discussion of organizational challenges preventing community-based organizations (CBOs) that provide out-of-school time programming from offering high-quality services, with recommendations for improving the CBOs' organizational capacities
Child Care Human Resources Sector Council, 2008
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A series of descriptions of early childhood education and care providers in Canada to illustrate different provider governance models
Moyles Janet, 2006
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A scheme for leadership and management of child care and early education centers, emphasizing the importance of play, fun, and humor
Yetmar Jaclyn, Uhlenberg Jill M., May Charles R., Traw Rick C., 2006
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A description of the guidelines used by one community that collaborated to save a child care center, including strategies to establish a network, create a plan of action, and constantly plan for change
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce, 2005
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A presentation of findings about the financial situation of Head Start, including items such as flawed assessment metrics for the awarding of grants and recommendations for improvement
Decker Celia A., Decker John R., 2004
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An overview of what is involved in carefully planning and running quality early childhood programs
Pechman Ellen M., Fiester Leila, 13 March, 2002
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An examination of effective leadership techniques and high-quality program features that can sustain school-linked after school programs
Stoney Louise, 2002
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An overview of a session during the 2002 Maine Head Start Directors Retreat in which participants brainstormed new methods of funding early childhood education and care programs in Maine
Mann Tammy, 2002
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An examination of Early Head Starts (EHS) supports, challenges and its effects on training and technical assistance