Early Childhood Leadership Development

Apr. 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022

Gainesville, FL

Registration Form
Registration Fees
$75.00
$395.00

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Early Childhood Leadership Development $395– Gain an understanding of what it means to be an effective early care and education program leader. This course will help guide you in your mission to create a successful, high-quality program, support fellow educators, and make a tremendous impact on the lives of children and families. This course is a combination of Professionalism in Early Childhood Education - Director’s Version, Effective Operations in Early Care and Education and Early Childhood Leadership Development Capstone. Upon completion of this course you will receive your Early Childhood Leadership Development Certificate. Successful completion of the program will result in you receiving 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

  1. Effective Operations in Early Care and Education - Explore the importance of a positive work environment and gain skills to promote professionalism and collaboration within your early learning setting.
  2. Professionalism in Early Childhood Education - Director’s Version– Grow your knowledge of curriculum development, ethical standards, developmentally appropriate practices, and early learning advocacy. Further, identify your career goals and make a plan to reach those goals.
  3. Early Childhood Leadership Development Capstone - The final component to Early Childhood Leadership Development includes a culminating project. You will reflect on your work and connect it to the traits of highly effective program leader.

Director Credential Capstone $75- The final component of Early Childhood Leadership Development includes a culminating project, which will build on the two courses you have already taken – Professionalism in Early Childhood Education - Director’s Version and Effective Operations in Early Care and Education. For this capstone project, you will reflect on your work and connect it to the traits of highly effective program leader. Upon completion of this capstone, you will receive your Early Childhood Leadership Development Certificate. Successful completion of the program will result in you receiving 4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).