Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 240 - Integration Seminar in Early Childhood Leadership and Management


Provides students with opportunities to integrate and apply the concepts and skills acquired in EDUC 230  and EDUC 227 . Students will discuss the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation Criteria for Leadership and Management and use the criteria to evaluate early childhood programs. Other topics include ethical issues and NAEYC Code, technology, and professional development. Each student will also complete an experience-based project related to early childhood leadership and management. PREREQUISITE(S): EDUC 227  and EDUC 230 . Thirty (30) hours of lecture and forty-five (45) hours of field experience. Three hours each week. Formerly ED 220.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Apply National Association for the Education of Young children (NAEYC) code of ethical conduct to deal with ethical issues.
  • Explore and develop technology skills required in center or school management.
  • Analyze NAEYC accreditation criteria and indicators in leadership and management.
  • Use NAEYC accreditation criteria to evaluate the early childhood programs.
  • Examine NAEYC and Maryland State Department of Education (MSD) accreditation system processes necessary to attain accreditation status.
  • Identify current problems, issues, and challenges in leadership and management and their implication for administrators.
  • Use the Program administration Scale (PAS) to measure and improve the quality of administrative practices of early care and education programs.
  • Integrate and apply the knowledge and skills acquired in EDUC 227  and EDUC 230  to develop and implement the early care and education programs based upon NAEYC accreditation standards.


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