The Workplace Environment
14 Clock Hours / 1.4 CEUs
The Work Place Environment Course Description:
This course is designed for directors and other supervisors.
Learn ways to promote a pleasant, happy environment in your early childhood facility to enhance staff effectiveness and children's learning. Includes sections on the influence of administrators' attitudes and actions on workplace quality; strategies for preventing and remedying problems; preparing for difficult situations; and compensation issues. Also includes a step-by-step process for helping employees cope with change and helpful forms to use with substitute teachers. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
Learning Outcomes: After completing The Workplace Environment you will be able to describe ways that administrators’ attitudes and actions influence the attitudes and actions of staff members; identify reasons and strategies for promoting harmonious staff relationships; identify characteristics of effective staff supervision; explain how you will (or already do) apply four of Caplow’s Principles of Supervision in your work as an early childhood facility director; and explain what substitutes should expect when they come to work for the first time.
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||The NECPA Commission, Inc. has approved this educational
program as meeting the criteria for continuing education for the
National Administrator Credential.
Topics Covered in The Work Place Environment:
- Ways to create and
maintain a positive workplace environment and promote harmonious staff
- How administrators' attitudes and actions contribute
directly to the quality of the workplace environment
- Ways that
administrators influence the attitudes and actions of staff members
- Suggestions for effective staff supervision
- Some common problem
situations that can threaten the harmony of the workplace environment
- Strategies that administrators can use to prevent or remedy common
problem situations that can threaten the harmony of the workplace
- Problems relating to staff compensation
- How fair and
equitably administered compensation systems can improve staff morale,
performance, and commitment and contribute to a positive workplace
- Detailed suggestions for designing and implementing a fair
and equitable compensation system
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Final Course Multiple Choice Quiz and Short Essay Assignments.
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