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Course Description:

This course is intended for students who plan to study Child Care Administration and/or complete studies toward the New York State Children’s Program Administrator Credential. This two-credit advanced study invites future leaders in the child care profession to examine the history of child care as a profession, the history of child care credentialing, child care ethics, and an overview of competencies needed to succeed as a professional leader and manager. Students will have an opportunity to observe and evaluate child care settings as well as interview administrators and parents about their experiences with child care. To assist them in further classes in the child care administration sequence, students will prepare a resource portfolio as a final project.

Important note: Fall 1 2016 is the last term this is being offered as a 2-credit course.

Note: This course was renamed effective the September 2014 term and was formerly offered as Exploring the Professions: Child Care Advanced. Students who have successfully completed 254322 should not enroll in this course.

Note: this course is open to all students. Center for Distance Learning students taking this course for educational planning credit should obtain mentor/advisor permission. This course can be used towards CDL Educational Planning.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Credits: 2
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