Administration Resources

To borrow these great resources, contact the IIQ staff at 705 749 3488 ext 217 or 218

250 Management Success Stories

Short and quick ideas on motivation, staff training, staff benefits, staff meetings, parent relations, resource development and organizational management.

Administering for Quality

An inclusive text that defines early childhood settings and how they operate. Topics covered include setting up an early childcare facility, standards of care, contracts, the role of government and planning and administration.

Anti-Ordinary Thinkbook

Use the exercises in this book as catalysts to innovative thinking in your program....as icebreakers, problem-solvers, idea-sparkers.

The Art of Leadership: Developing People

Professionals working in early childhood organizations need to continually improve their skills and broaden their perspectives. Developing People offers practical advice from leading experts in our field on selecting, training, and appraising staff, as well as promoting teamwork among staff members. 144 pgs.

The Art of Leadership: Leading Early Childhood Organizations

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. 136 pgs.

The Art of Leadership: Promoting Early Childhood Services

Promoting Early Childhood Services offers practical advice from leading experts in our field on economics, advocating for children and families and promoting your program. 124 pgs.

Does Your Team Work?

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The Heart of Mentoring

Spend your time and energy to truly make a difference in someone's life. Mentoring is a relational process that involves life-to-life exchanges to help others discover and pursue their passions.

Lead the Way: 24 Lessons for After School Programs

Lead the Way provides short, self-guided overviews that both aspiring and practicing after school professionals need to thrive in their roles. The 24 fundamental insights and strategies can be used as professional development topics with after school program staff, laying the foundation for the program to recruit, retain, and grow effective leaders.

Lifesavers Tips for Success and Sanity for Early Childhood Managers

The Three Rs of Leadership

The Three Rs of Leadership redefines the concept of leadership in early childhood education, proposing a model of shared responsibility among school stakeholders. Drawing on her 30-plus years of working in and with schools, the author explores the three Rs of leadership—relationships, reciprocal learning, and reflection—in the context of developmentally appropriate programs that promote and support meaningful learning.

Staff Challenges

Articles from Child Care Information Exchange

The Visionary Director

Create a larger vision in your child care program and perform your job as a centre director with motivation and creativity.

What You Need to Lead

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.

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