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  1. 1. KIMBERLY CALLAHAN ECE 260 IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Careers in Early Childhood Education
  2. 2. CENTER DIRECTOR <ul><li>Directors are responsible for overseeing the staff in day to day activities. </li></ul><ul><li>They could be responsible for keeping track of tuition and attendance. </li></ul><ul><li>Directors are also in charge of hiring and firing their staff. </li></ul><ul><li>They review lesson plans that teachers plan on implementing and give suggestions. </li></ul><ul><li>Directors are also responsible for ensuring state guidelines. </li></ul><ul><li>Directors are preferred to have an Associates degree or higher, with management experience. </li></ul><ul><li>(Child care center director salary in indiana. (n.d). </li></ul><ul><li>(Director day care center .(n.d.). </li></ul>
  3. 3. PRESCHOOL TEACHER TEACH AGES 2- 5 YEARS OLD <ul><li>They plan and teach developmentally appropriate lessons based off of the centers curriculum. </li></ul><ul><li>They are there to cater the emotional, social, physical, and cognitive needs of each child. </li></ul><ul><li>To ensure communication they should, report progress of children to parents through progress folders, daily sheets, and/or conferences. </li></ul><ul><li>They are responsible for their classroom in a matter that goes along with the programs philosophy. </li></ul><ul><li>Preschool teachers are preferred to be working towards their degree, or have their degree already. </li></ul><ul><li>(Sample job descriptions for day care or child care staff. (n.d.). </li></ul><ul><li>(Preschool Teacher Salary. (n.d.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. RESOURCE AND REFERRAL EMPLOYEE <ul><li>Resource and Referral centers provide families with information on how to evaluate a child care center. </li></ul><ul><li>They also provide child care providers with tools on how to become more educated and skilled in the field. </li></ul><ul><li>They also provide the community with essential information on how to make better decisions when it comes to educating youth. </li></ul><ul><li>These employees usually have a four year degree in education or human services. </li></ul><ul><li>(Our mission. (2010). </li></ul><ul><li>(Child care resource and referral salary. (n.d.) </li></ul>
  5. 5. KINDERGARTEN TEACHER <ul><li>The teacher teaches and implements activities that promote language, social studies, reading, writing, math, social, and cognitive skills that prepare the child for their elementary school experience. </li></ul><ul><li>They are encouraged to implement hands on activities and creative play. </li></ul><ul><li>From kindergarten on, the teacher is required to prepare the students for higher grade levels. </li></ul><ul><li>The profession requires a bachelors degree or higher to teach kindergarten and above. They also must obtain a state teaching license. </li></ul><ul><li>(Kindergarten teacher. (2012). </li></ul><ul><li>(Kindergarten teacher in salary in indiana. (n.d.) </li></ul>
  6. 6. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES CASE MANAGERS <ul><li>Child Protective services responds to abused or neglected children. </li></ul><ul><li>Case managers work with families to set goals, work towards those goals, and close the case when goals are met. This may include taking the abused child for a period of time or forever, being placed in a more stable home. </li></ul><ul><li>  Often the goals focus on maximizing children's safety and minimizing their risk of harm. </li></ul><ul><li>Case managers are required to have a four year degree in human services or a related field, and they must obtain a certificate. </li></ul><ul><li>(Child welfare case worker. (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  7. 7. MY GOALS IN THIS FIELD <ul><ul><li>Short Term Goals- I will earn my Associates in early childhood education, this semester, while working as a preschool teacher. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long Term Goals- Earn my Bachelors in child development, from Ball State. I will take my case manager certificate exam, and become a case manager for CASA or Child Protective Services, within four years. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. REFERENCES <ul><ul><li>Child care center director salary in indiana. (n.d.).  Child care center director        salary in indiana . Retrieved from indeed database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Child care resource and referral salary. (n.d.).  Child care resource and        referral salary . Retrieved February 12, 2012, from indeed database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Child welfare case worker. (2003).  Child Welfare Case Worker . Retrieved February       11, 2012, from Education Poral database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director day care center . (n.d.). Retrieved February 12, 2012, from career       planner database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IACCRR . (2012). Retrieved February 12, 2012, from Indiana Associate for Child       Care Resource and Referral database. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kindergarten teacher. (2012).  Job Duties and Tasks for a Kindergarten Teacher .       Retrieved February 11, 2012, from http://job-descriptions.careerplanner.com/       Kindergarten-Teachers,-Except-Special-Education.cfm. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kindergarten teacher in salary in indiana. (n.d.).  Kindergarten teacher in        indiana . Retrieved February 11, 2012, from http://www.indeed.com/       salary?q1=Kindergarten+teacher&l1=Indiana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our mission. (2010).  Child Care Answers . Retrieved February 11, 2012, from Child       Care Answers website: http://www.childcareanswers.com . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preschool teacher salary. (n.d.).  Preschool Teacher Salary . Retrieved February       12, 2012, from http://www.indeed.com/salary/       q-Preschool-Teacher-l-Indiana.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample job descriptions for day care or child care staff. (n.d.).  Sample Job        Descriptions of Day Care Staff . Retrieved February 12, 2012, from Child       Care Lounge website: http://www.childcarelounge.com/printables/       job-descriptions.php </li></ul></ul>

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