[R-0241] S1. Laws, Policies, Procedures, and Ethical Principles

Citation: The University of Maine: Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies. (2014). Caring for young children-business matters. Tipsheet. Retrieved from https://ccids.umaine.edu/resources/ec-growingideas/program-plan-admin/ [or enter “Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies Caring for young children-business matters” in your search window; click on Resources, then on Growing Ideas Tipsheets and Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices, and then on Program Planning and Administration].

Abstract: This tipsheet provides information that will help family child care providers succeed in the business aspects of running a family child care home.

Integration: The concepts and skills described in this tipsheet fit well with content presented in any early childhood administration coursework.

Content Focus: Administration; Budget and Record Keeping System; Business Skills; Business Toolkit; Family Care Providers; Marketing and Communications Plan; Personnel Handbook; Program Handbook

Notes: Assessment and discussion questions for students can be found on the Growing Ideas Into Action Handout (PDF). Additional information may be retrieved from Virtual Tool Kit: Caring for Young Children — Business Matters and Selected Resources: Caring for Young Children — Business Matters.