Adult Supervision in Childcare Settings
This course covers the methods and principles of supervision adults in the early childhood education setting. Emphasis is given to the role of experienced teachers and administrators who function as mentors to new early childhood education teachers while simultaneously addressing the needs of children, parents and other staff.
After completion of this course, student will be able to: maintain a safe and developmentally appropriate environment for young children while fostering the growth of early childhood education teachers; understand the role of the mentor in leadership, guidance and evaluation in the field of early childhood education. Analyze the mentoring roles and responsibilities of supervisors and mentees; demonstrate clear, positive, effective communication skills with teachers, parents & children.
3.0 Semester Units