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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.

 

Instructors

Pam Boulton, EdD

Pam Boulton, EdD

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, MS

Laurice McGinnis Lincoln, MS

Laurice is dedicated to advancing early childhood education, early intervention programs, and child and family services, operating in the field for more than 30 years. Her experience as an early education teacher and director of multiple NAEYC-accredited sites sets a ... 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 affect 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: Jan 25-Mar 20, 2021

Delivery Method: Online

Platform: Canvas

Instructor: Laurice McGinnis Lincoln MS

Fee: $1,286 Graduate tuition is $2,252

Undergraduate Credits: 3.0, Graduate Credits: 3.0

Enrollment Limit: 15

Note: For credit registration call Liz Weber at 414-227-3334 or eweber53@uwm.edu

Registration Deadline: Jan 11, 2021

Date: Jan 25-Mar 20, 2021

Delivery Method: Combined Online

Live Online

Date: 3 Sat, 1/30, 2/6 and 3/20

Time: 8:30-11:30am CT

Platform: Zoom

Course-Paced Online

Available: Jan 25-Mar 20, 2021

Platform: Canvas

Instructor: Laurice McGinnis Lincoln MS

Fee: $1,286 Graduate tuition is $2,255 | Non-credit is $450

Undergraduate Credits: 3, Graduate Credits: 3

Enrollment Limit: 15

Note: For credit registration, call Liz Weber: 414-227-3334 or email eweber53@uwm.edu

Registration Deadline: Jan 11, 2021

Date: June 21-Aug 14, 2021

Delivery Method: Online

Platform: Canvas

Instructor: Laurice McGinnis Lincoln MS

Fee: $1,286 Graduate Tuition: $2,252

Undergraduate Credits: 3.0, Graduate Credits: 3.0

Enrollment Limit: 20

Note: For credit registration, call Liz Weber: 414-227-3334 or email eweber53@uwm.edu

Registration Deadline: June 7, 2021

Registration opens Mon, Mar 15, 2021.

Date: June 21-Aug 21, 2021

Delivery Method: Combined Online

Live Online

Date: 3 Thu: 6/24, 7/1 & 8/19

Time: 6:30-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Course-Paced Online

Available: June 21-Aug 21, 2021

Platform: Canvas

Instructor: Laurice McGinnis Lincoln MS

Fee: $1,286 Graduate tuition is $2,255 | Non-credit is $450

Undergraduate Credits: 3.0, Graduate Credits: 3.0

Enrollment Limit: 20

Note: For credit registration, call Liz Weber: 414-227-3334 or email eweber53@uwm.edu

Registration Deadline: June 7, 2021

Registration opens Mon, Mar 15, 2021.
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