ALL OF THESE ASSIGNMENTS SHOULD BE ATTACHED ON THEIR OWN WORD DOCUMENT PLEASE! THERE SHOULD E ABSOLUTELY NO PLAGIARISM AT ALL. ALL TASKS SHOULD BE IN APA FORMAT…PLEASE UPLOAD DOCUMENTS BY THE NUMBER ASSIGNED TO EACH ASSIGNMENT.
Many professionals point to the low wages and lack of benefits as the cause of the high turnover and poor quality of child care workers. One organization is attempting to raise public awareness of the need to provide living wages for the teachers and caregivers who staff child care centers and out-of-school time programs. Log into the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Educational Foundation site. Check it out here http://www.aft.org/earlychildhood. 1. Describe the worthy wage day initiative. http://www.aft.org/earlychildhood/worthy-wage… 2. What part, if any, should government play in upgrading the quality of child care through wage subsidies? 3. What is being done in your community to raise awareness of the need for better wages for child care personnel? Check the DECAL site. Submit in essay format.
List qualities that would make you consider promotion of an employee to a lead teacher or administrative support position: people skills, smile, supportive of others, empowering, competence in job skills, pleasant, friendly, self-motivated, etc.
Create a personnel handbook that contains the appropriate policies. Be sure to include a table of contents, cover page, and page numbers. Download Applicant’s Guide for licensing in order to ensure you cover all the policies required by BFTS (especially in your emergency procedures): http://decal.ga.gov/BftS/FormList.aspx?cat=Ch... APA style and formatting are required.
Write 1-2 paragraphs describing qualities that attract teachers to programs i.e. (friendly co-workers, salary needs are met, benefits package, professionalism, professional development opportunities, opportunity to express faith or values, etc.).
The Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition was established in 1985 to increase the status and recognition of early care and education professionals. The Council offers a variety of services and information. Log on to http://www.cdacouncil.org Click on several of the topics listed on the left of the home page. 1. Who can obtain a CDA credential? 2. What kinds of requirements must a candidate complete before being awarded a credential? 3. If you did not have a degree, would you consider applying for the CDA? Why or why not? Penn Consulting offers online and onsite CDA training. Inquire for more information.
Create a brief job announcement with the following components: School name Job Title List of Benefits Overview of job Contact information Non-discrimination statement Submit in a Microsoft Word document.
List specific tasks a volunteer could be assigned to do in the classroom areas or activities below. Be sure to consider and make note of any training or resources that may be required.: Dramatic Play Carpentry Library area Writing center Lunchtime Naptime Office Playground
Visit one of the following volunteer organization sites and post a volunteer job description. Be sure to use the site with a mission that is aligned with your organization’s mission.
Volunteer match http://www.volunteermatch.org Hands on Atlanta http://www.handsonatlanta.org American Association of Retired Persons http://www.aarp.org Volunteer Today http://www.volunteertoday.com Teach for America http://www.teachforamerica.org Americorps http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/ameri… United Way http://www.unitedway.org 1. What are the aims (mission statement) of each? 2. How might each contribute to organizing better volunteer services in a child care program?
Research professional development opportunities and identify three professional organizations for support. Establish a Professional Development Registry profile. https://pdr.decal.ga.gov/ Provide a list of the three organizations and confirmation of your career level in a Microsoft Word Document.
MY TITLE: HEAD START DIRECTOR/TEACHER
Look for creative ways to collaborate with the community to fund your program – Visit the sites on p. 150. Log on to http://www.dhhs.gov/ogam Search for the â€œElectronic Roadmap to Grantsâ€ or “Grants”. What kinds of information did you find? Was there anything that would help the director of a child care center? Should government agencies be involved in subsidizing private businesses? Explain your answer.
Submit in essay format.
Visit the Bright from the Start website and download the Funding Opportunities document. http://decal.ga.gov/QualityInitiatives/Grants... Identify three funding sources.