Managing Legal Risks In Early Childhood Programs

Author: Holly Elissa Bruno
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807753774
Size: 20.28 MB
Format: PDF
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Can my child care program be sued? If you have ever asked yourself this question, you are not alone. This guide will help you prevent and manage problems with potential legal consequences, reduce the risk of a lawsuit, and assist you in preparing a strong defense should your program be sued. This practical book covers a wide range of topics, including privacy issues, accusations of discrimination, employee hiring/firing practices, and insurance coverage. The authors offer clear advice and examples of specific policies and procedures that will help you keep children safe while improving communication with parents, regulators, insurance agents, and lawyers.

The Comfort Of Little Things

Author: Holly Elissa Bruno
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 9781605544106
Size: 17.29 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Comfort of Little Things is a thought-provoking book that empowers educators to give themselves and the people in their lives second chances in order for themselves and the children they teach to learn and thrive. This book includes stories from the author and contributors to the author's blog posts. Holly Elissa Bruno is an author, attorney, acclaimed keynote speaker, and host of an online radio program. Her other Redleaf Press books are Managing Legal Risks in Early Childhood Programs (co-published with Teachers College Press) and Learning from the Bumps in the Road.

Learning From The Bumps In The Road

Author: Holly Elissa Bruno
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 9781605542607
Size: 17.23 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The journey to professional and personal growth takes time, and the road isn’t always smooth, but it is a learning-filled adventure Holly Elissa Bruno, Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Luis Antonio Hernandez, and Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan are accomplished professionals and respected leaders in the early childhood field. After a decade of speaking together at national professional development conferences, they now give you twelve of their most important presentation topics as essays. Each chapter presents a dialogue among the authors about a particular topic and the lessons gleaned from facing and overcoming uncertainty and obstacles. Merging each author’s distinct voice, expertise, and life experiences, this collection unveils the authors’ personal and meaningful histories, insecurities, and insights. You will be encouraged and challenged to think more deeply and openly about your own practices and philosophies. You will gain a renewed sense of purpose as you help children reach their full potentials. And you will discover—as the authors did—that every bump in the road is an invitation to grow and opportunity to learn. Holly Elissa Bruno, MA, JD; Janet Gonzalez-Mena, MA; Luis Antonio Hernandez, MA; and Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan, EdD, are acclaimed keynote speakers, authors, and experts on a variety of topics in early childhood.

The Visionary Director Second Edition

Author: Margie Carter
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 9781605540979
Size: 15.12 MB
Format: PDF
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An inspiring and practical guide to creating a larger vision in early child care, this popular professional development tool has been thoroughly revised and offers a concrete framework for organizing an early childhood center director's ideas and work. Updated and expanded, it reflects new requirements and initiatives for center directors and addresses topics including cultivating a vision, developing "systems thinking" for management roles, implementing principles and strategies for mentoring, building a learning community for adults and children, and bringing visions to life. The Visionary Director provides directors with information to perform their jobs with motivation and creativity.

Leading On Purpose Emotionally Intelligent Early Childhood Administration

Author: Holly Elissa Bruno
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 0073378429
Size: 15.69 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Even if a student learns all the facts and figures about early childhood administration, he or she cannot hope to lead without understanding how to build dynamic relationships with staff, families, and community. Leading on Purpose: Emotionally Intelligent Early Childhood Administration is the first textbook based in fascinating hot-off-the-presses relational Emotional Intelligence theory. Bruno skillfully uses neuroscience (brain research on relationships) to breathe life into previously dry topics like regulatory legislation, facilities management and budgeting. Laying substantive EQ groundwork in the first two chapters, the author infuses every chapter that follows, from “Creating a community of problem solvers: winners not whiners” to “Quest for quality: licensing, accreditation and codes of ethics” with vibrantly engaging authentic case studies. Leading on Purpose is a text students will WANT to read. Are you ready?

From The Inside Out

Author: Paula Bloom
ISBN: 0962189499
Size: 13.85 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The quest for excellence begins with an inner quest to discover who we are--our passions, values, talents, and personal resources. Having a better understanding of ourselves is the first step toward achieving a better relationship with others. From the Inside Out is your passport for self discovery. It will help you gain clarity about your purpose and passions; understand the values and beliefs that shape your behavior; appreciate your strengths and internal resources; practice strategies to reduce stress and avoid burnout; and create an action plan for achieving greater job fulfillment.