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Author: Pam Schiller, Patricia Carter Dyke
Publisher: Gryphon House
Pages: 128, © 2001
This uniquely comprehensive manual is a clear, easy-to-read handbook that provides specific guidelines for virtually every aspect of early childhood administration. Contents include: sample criteria, procedures for program development, schedules, applications, and evaluation forms. An invaluable tool for every child care facility manager.
Pam Schiller, Ph.D., is a freelance early childhood author and consultant. She is Past-President of the Southern Early Childhood Association and Texas Association for the Education of Young Children. She served as Head of the Early Childhood Department at the University of Houston, where she also directed the Lab School. Pam is a highly sought after speaker and has given numerous presentations for organizations such as the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Southern Early Childhood Association, Association for Childhood Education International, and the International Reading Association. She has written numerous articles for early childhood journals, including Child Care Information Exchange and Texas Child Care Quarterly. Pam is the author of five early childhood curriculums, eleven children's books and more than thirty teacher and parent resource books.
Pam Schiller lives in Cypress, Texas.
Patricia Carter Dyke has been working in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. She began as a kindergarten teacher and has directed day schools and childcare facilities in New England, New York, and Texas. She also has lectured on issues in childcare management and curriculum. In addition to her work in childcare centers, Patricia has taught parenting classes. Her particular interests are age-appropriate curriculum and the importance of cooperation between schools and families.
Patricia Carter Dyke lives in East Sandwich, Massachussetts.