LC #2: Early Childhood Leadership: Leading in Your Program

AD LDSP 592

This is the second of four courses in early childhood leadership. This course covers the leadership roles, responsibilities and skills necessary for excellence in early care and education programs. Leadership models from three authors, Bloom, Carter and Nolan, are  presented. The role of leadership in staff development is examined.

Overarching themes include the importance of excellence and diversity in early childhood programs and the role of vision and reflective practice in reaching these goals.

This course can be applied to the Early Childhood Leadership Certificate.

Instructors

Pam Boulton, Ed.D.

Pam Boulton, Ed.D.

Pam Boulton, EdD, is an Instructor for the Center for Early Childhood Professional Development and Leadership in the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education and serves as the Coordinator for the Exchange Leadership Initiative for Exchange Magazine. In addition to her ... read more

Laurice McGinnis Lincoln

Laurice McGinnis Lincoln

Laurice has been dedicated to the early childhood education field for more than 30 years. Her experience as an early education teacher, and director of multiple NAEYC-accredited sites, set a strong foundation for her ongoing work in the field. She has ... read more

Angel Stoddard, M.S.

Angel Stoddard, M.S.

Angel Stoddard’s passion to support administrators and early childhood professionals in their pursuit of excellence throughout their program and the field is evidenced by her career path. With a Master’s degree in Administrative Leadership, Angel teaches full-time for UW Milwaukee ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the leadership roles, tasks, responsibilities and skills necessary for ECE programs
  • Use the SMART leadership model for program direction and function
  • Articulate the importance of values, beliefs, diversity, culture and reflective practice, and vision in ECE programs
  • Use the NAEYC Code of Ethics supplement for administrators to enhance program effectiveness and increase leadership skills
  • Use the Program Administration Scale to enhance quality
  • Build effective teams to improve program quality
  • Understand the leader’s role in staff development and teacher education and supervision
  • Design an effective program of staff development to effect program improvement and increase program quality
  • Discuss and evaluate pertinent issues with regard to program leadership in an environment of increasing expectations and accountability

Prerequisites

LC #1 – Early Childhood Leadership: The Personal Disposition of a Leader

Date: Course available Jan 22-Mar 31, 2018

Location: Online

Instructors:
Angel Stoddard M.S.
Laurice McGinnis Lincoln

Fee: $1,286 Graduate tuition is $2,223

Undergraduate Credits: 3, Graduate Credits: 3

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number:

Note: For credit registration call Liz Weber at 414-227-3334

Registration Deadline: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018

Date: Course available Feb. 2 - Mar. 31, 2018

Location: Online and Online and UWM School of Continuing Education, 161 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 7000, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Instructors:
Angel Stoddard M.S.
Laurice McGinnis Lincoln

Fee: $1,011 Graduate tuition is $1,948

Undergraduate Credits: 3, Graduate Credits: 3

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number:

Note: Face-to-Face Days: Fri., Feb. 2,  Sat., Feb. 3  &  Sat. Mar. 24., 8:30am-4:30pm

Online: Mon., Feb. 12 – Sat., Mar. 10

For credit registration call Liz Weber at 414-227-3334

Registration Deadline: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018

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