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    By Stacie G. Goffin

    For many years people have thought about how to bring more professional structure to the early childhood education field. Professionalizing Early Childhood Education as a Field of Practice is a tool to help everyone in early childhood education engage in serious discussions about professionalizing the field.

    Author and thought leader Stacie G. Goffin has written a book that contains an overview of the topic, a participant guide, a conversation workbook, and a facilitator guide. Each section supports deep thought and creative discussions about how early childhood education can move toward being a professional field of practice. The conversations from this book are intended to shape the field's future. Don't sit back and listen; be part of this important conversation. Copublished with Redleaf Press. This book is a Comprehensive Member Benefit.

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    By Susi Long, Mariana Souto-Manning, & Vivian Vasquez, eds.

    Each chapter shows how school leaders use the power entrusted in them to question and disrupt discriminatory and marginalizing practices that deny opportunities for some students while privileging others. The book includes strategies and resources that administrators can use to build confidence, knowledge, and skills. From Teachers College Press.

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    By Roger Neugebauer, ed.

    This comprehensive hands-on series of books examines every aspect of effective center management from A to Z. Offering the best advice and thinking from recognized experts on program administration, these books are designed to be comprehensive, hands-on training texts as well as ongoing reference tools for center administrators. The ideas presented are practical; the strategies are proven to work. The Art of Leadership is a developing series, with additional volumes scheduled for release later in 2016.

    Leadership matters in early childhood. Leading Early Childhood Organizations provides you with practical advice from top experts on leadership in the early childhood arena. Content focuses on the skills required to lead an organization, supervise staff, and manage the organization. From Exchange Press. 

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    By Holly Elissa Bruno

    Bestseller! Early childhood directors manage through relationships. This important book guides a director through the steps to build respectful, dynamic, and welcoming relationships with families and staff. Covers all traditional early childhood administration topics, from financial management to marketing and development, while also recognizing and exploring the human side of management and the critical role of emotional intelligence in effective leadership. 

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    By Dorothy S. Strickland & Shannon Riley-Ayers

    Today’s busy early childhood practitioners are being asked to do more, know more, and produce “results,” especially in the area of literacy development. Here is a resource that covers key aspects of literacy learning and teaching, including child development, standards, curriculum planning, assessment, professional development, and connections between school and home. Attention is given throughout to issues related to linguistic and cultural diversity, and all chapters end with “leadership strategies” that serve as a quick guide for action and reflection.

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    By Susan S. Aronson & Timothy R. Shope, eds.

    Newly revised and updated, this easy-to-use guide is an essential resource for caregivers, teachers, and health professionals seeking to promote healthy behaviors and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Contains helpful reference guides, including new quick reference sheets on prevention and infectious diseases, as well as an expanded section on outbreaks and emergencies. Detailed chapters address infection control measures, immunizations, and inclusion/exclusion criteria. From the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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    By Paula Jorde Bloom, Ann Hentschel, & Jill Bella

    Early childhood program administrators often have a global impression that things are going well or not so well at their center, but they lack specific feedback on just what the different areas of the organization contribute to those impressions. This updated and expanded edition helps directors define more precisely how 10 dimensions of a center shape the quality of work life for staff. From New Horizons. 

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    By Paula Jorde Bloom

    Better relationships with others begin with honest self-reflection—a quest to discover who we are by recognizing our passions, values, talents, personal resources, and even our weaknesses. Through thought-provoking questions and engaging exercises, this installment of the popular “Director’s Toolbox” series will help you assess your journey through adulthood, identify the gap between your current and ideal employment, and become your own mentor. From New Horizons.

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    A code of ethics for early childhood educators that offers guidelines for responsible behavior and sets forth a common basis for resolving ethical dilemmas encountered in early education. This revised version was approved by the NAEYC Governing Board in April 2005 and endorsed by the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI). It was reaffirmed and updated in 2011.

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    By Paula Jorde Bloom

    This practical book explores the subtle and important distinction between leadership as a role and leadership as a set of skills and competencies that can be supported and nurtured at all levels of the organization. It will help you assess your unique leadership style; understand the values and beliefs that shape leadership behavior; increase interpersonal understanding among staff; increase shared commitment to the center's goals; make action plans that get implemented; solve organizational issues in a collegial and non-confrontational way; and plan for your successor.

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