What does an Education Administrator, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program do?

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.

Jobs Roles

  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies and students' behavioral or learning problems.
  • Prepare and maintain attendance, activity, planning, accounting, or personnel reports and records for officials and agencies, or direct preparation and maintenance activities.
  • Set educational standards and goals and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
  • Monitor students' progress and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems.
  • Determine allocations of funds for staff, supplies, materials, and equipment and authorize purchases.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff and recommend personnel actions for programs and services.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of teachers or administrators at daycare centers, schools, public agencies, or institutions.
  • Plan, direct, and monitor instructional methods and content of educational, vocational, or student activity programs.
  • Review and interpret government codes and develop procedures to meet codes and to ensure facility safety, security, and maintenance.
  • Determine the scope of educational program offerings and prepare drafts of program schedules and descriptions to estimate staffing and facility requirements.
  • Review and evaluate new and current programs to determine their efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with state, local, and federal regulations and recommend any necessary modifications.
  • Teach classes or courses or provide direct care to children.
  • Prepare and submit budget requests or grant proposals to solicit program funding.
  • Write articles, manuals, and other publications and assist in the distribution of promotional literature about programs and facilities.
  • Collect and analyze survey data, regulatory information, and demographic and employment trends to forecast enrollment patterns and the need for curriculum changes.
  • Inform businesses, community groups, and governmental agencies about educational needs, available programs, and program policies.
  • Organize and direct committees of specialists, volunteers, and staff to provide technical and advisory assistance for programs.
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