About the Author:

Paula Jorde Bloom serves as the Michael W. Louis Endowed Chair of the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership and as a professor in the Department of Early Childhood Education at National Louis University. She received her master's and doctorate degrees from Stanford University. Dr. Bloom has taught preschool and kindergarten, designed and directed a child care center, and served as administrator of a campus laboratory school. She is a frequent keynote speaker at state, national, and international early childhood conferences and serves as consultant to professional organizations and state agencies. Paula is the author of numerous journal articles and several books.

Paula Jorde Bloom 's Books

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  • Blueprint for Action 3rd Edition: Leading Your Team in Continuous Quality Improvement

    Author: Paula Jorde Bloom

    Product Code:
    708248 (Softbound)
    ISBN:
    978-0-9827082-4-8 (Softbound)

    Description & More Details

    Blueprint for Action provides a framework for understanding the dynamics of organizational change in early care and education settings. This book helps administrators move beyond a “quick fix” notion of center improvement by serving as a guide for organizational analysis and action. It details a comprehensive method for assessing program strengths and areas in need of improvement. The heart of this approach is an individualized model of supervision and staff development. Woven throughout the text are numerous vignettes connecting the concepts to real-life situations experienced by early childhood administrators.

    $44.95  
  • Program Administration Scale 2nd Ed

    Authors: Teri N. Talan, Paula Jorde Bloom

    Product Code:
    752452 (Softbound)
    ISBN:
    9780807752456 (Softbound)

    Description & More Details




    Measure and improve the leadership and management practices in your center-based program. This scale assesses 25 items—from center operations to family partnerships. This second edition includes refinements to support the reliable use of the scale and reflects current best practices in early childhood administration.
    Softbound, 96 pages.

    $25.95  
  • Blurprint for Action, 3rd Edition (CD-ROM)

    Author: Paula Jorde Bloom

    Product Code:
    708262 (CD-ROM)
    ISBN:
    978-0-9827082-6-2 (CD-ROM)

    Description & More Details

    Blueprint for Action, Third Edition provides a framework for understanding the dynamics of organizational change in early care and education settings. This book helps administrators move beyond a "quick fix" notion of center improvement by serving as a guide for organizational analysis and action.

    $14.95  
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