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Creating a Healthy Organizational Climate
Paula Jorde Bloom, Ann Hentschel & Jill Bella
Sharpen your leadership skills and make your
center A Great Place to Work. This updated and
expanded edition will help you look at how
different dimensions of your center—collegiality,
opportunities for professional growth, supervisor
support, clarity, reward system, decision making,
goal consensus, task orientation, physical setting,
and innovation—contribute to the quality of work
life for your staff. Softbound, 115 pgs.
Measuring Early Childhood
Leadership and Management
Teri N. Talan & Paula Jorde Bloom
Measure and rate your center-based or
public school program’s administrative
quality in 25 vital areas with this
research-based scale—from human
resource development and fiscal
management to program planning and
evaluation. Softbound, 80 pgs.
BLueprint for action,
Achieving Center-Based Change Through
Paula Jorde Bloom
Learn how to assess your program’s
strengths and areas in need of improvement.
This resource examines the dynamics of
change within centers and includes an
individualized model of staff development.
Customizable worksheets and assessment
tools are provided on the CD. Softbound,
320 pgs., and CD-ROM.
Achieving Quality Recognition for
Your Early Childhood Program
Rachel Robertson & Miriam Dressler
Pursuing third-party endorsements and
accreditation is a significant undertaking.
Prove It! guides you through the process of
preparation, connecting criteria to classroom
practices—including health and safety, quality
interactions, quality learning opportunities
and environments, and diversity—while
maintaining high standards of care
and quality. Softbound, 304 pgs.
The UlTimaTe Child Care
Tactics, Tools, and Strategies for Success
Help your child care center or family child care
program find and retain the best customers and
keep your program fully enrolled. Built around
the four pillars of marketing—metrics, market,
message, and media—and filled with tools,
exercises, and case studies, this guide will help you
manage and grow your child care business.
Chapters include information to help you
understand the elements of creating and using a
marketing plan, create tracking and measurement
systems to analyze your marketing strategies,
increase the awareness of your program in your
community without breaking the bank, and more.
Softbound, 200 pgs. Available December, 2011.
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