Mar 01, 2021
ECED& 134 Family Childcare Management3 credits
In this course students learn how to manage a family childcare program. Topics include licensing requirements, recordkeeping, relationship building, communication strategies, guiding behavior, and promoting growth and development.
Prerequisites: ABED 040 (or placement into MATH 087 or higher) and ABED 046 (or placement into ENGL 093 or higher)
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- Describe strategies for complying with Family Childcare Minimum Licensing Requirements.
- Describe strategies for meeting the developmental needs and guiding the behavior of all children in multi-age groups.
- Identify strategies for family childcare business management including tax planning and record keeping.
- Create written documents, such as a contract and policy handbook, that facilitate communication between the provider and the families.
- Develop strategies for creating reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with families.
- Articulate knowledge and skills that define Family Childcare Providers as professionals.
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:
- plan, implement, and evaluate children’s programs using current child development knowledge
- be prepared to plan and monitor food service in an early childhood program
- be able to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment, both indoors/outdoors
- follow the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as it relates to early childhood programs
Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30