Leading Your Program - English - ProSolutions Training

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Director Training: Leading Your Program
language English, Spanish

Course Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives:
  • Health and Safety
    Understand and be prepared for the various health and safety aspects of a child care program including water safety, managing medication, controlling communicable diseases, safe sleep practices, travel safety, and emergency procedures
  • Business Practices
    Learn to manage an effective child care program including personnel recruitment/retention, budgeting and marketing, licensing standards, and appropriate social media practices
  • Communication
    Develop and improve communication skills that will help build more effective teams, support reflective supervision, and aid in conflict resolution
  • Parent Engagement
    Learn to support and engage families by identifying and connecting families with appropriate resources, incorporating cultural experiences into the classroom, and developing effective communication strategies with families
  • Best Practices
    Learn how to incorporate best practices into your early care and education program including the design of a developmentally-appropriate classroom, effective curriculum choices, appropriate assessment tools, inclusion of culture and diversity in the classroom, quality initiatives, essential forms for staff and children, and how to connect staff with helpful resources
  • Child Development
    Identify and integrate child development opportunities into the classroom by understanding the social-emotional, cognitive and physical development milestones and brain development functions of young children, learning inclusive preschool classroom practices for children with special needs, and understanding the effect of stress on young children
  • Professionalism
    Learn to develop and support professionalism through the use of successful coaching and mentoring, establishing professional development goals, understanding how to recognize and solve ethical dilemmas, learning techniques for stress management, and identifying professional behaviors


schedule 40 Hours
star_outline 4.00 CEUs
computer 1 year unlimited access
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face Early childhood training approval


This 40 hour course package will provide directors and administrators of child care centers and home-based learning programs with an in-depth look at the role of an administrator as the leader of a program. The package includes all of the coursework in the 20 hour Director Training: Understanding Your Role package with additional courses covering content on basic health and safety in addition to intermediate-level courses covering business practices, communication, family engagement, developmentally appropriate practices, child development, and professionalism.

Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.