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ECE 257 Family Child Care Management
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: The multi-faceted aspects of providing family child care, including the fundamentals of creating appropriate curriculum and environments, fiscal management and recordkeeping, and marketing and communications. Topics include the principles of achieving a balance of work and family life while operating a family child care business are also addressed.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Develop and implement appropriate business practices based on regulatory requirements and small business best practice guidelines. (CSLO 4)

2. (Synthesis Level) Design and apply family child care policies and procedures. (CSLO 4)

3. (Comprehension Level) Describe and explain the various components of an effective recordkeeping system for the family child care setting. (CSLO 2)

4. (Synthesis Level) Design an in-home learning environment for young children that is responsive to each child's physical health, intellectual and emotional well-being, and nutritional and safety needs. (CSLO 4)

5. (Synthesis Level) Design a curriculum that promotes developmentally and culturally appropriate practices, and is inclusive of young children with diverse abilities. (CSLO 1)

6. (Evaluation Level) Explain and justify the importance of establishing and maintaining positive, productive, reciprocal relationships with children families, and provide positive guidance. (CSLO 1)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Students will be able to demonstrate outcomes at the pre-established standards set by the National Association for Family Child Care URL:(www.nafcc.org).