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"Whether it is an unexpected act of kindness, providing extraordinary customer service, or being sincerely interested in every word that someone says…great leaders usually have one thing in common: They consistently do more than is expected."
Aim4Excellence™ National Director Credential - The Whole Leadership Approach to Online Leadership Development
Module 1: Leading the Way
This module assists a program leader in understanding the vital role played in creating and sustaining program excellence.
Module 2: Recruiting, Selecting, and Orienting Staff
This module increases a program leader's understanding of and ability to implement effective, ethical, and lawful employment practices.
Module 3: Promoting Peak Performance
This module assists a program leader to understand the central role they play in supervising staff and building a learning community by guiding teachers to become reflective practitioners.
Module 4: Managing Program Operations
This module expands a program leader's understanding of systems thinking to evaluate and implement efficient, strategic, and important management systems to alleviate risk within the early childhood program setting.
Module 5: Building a Sound Business Strategy
This module introduces the program leader with the decisions regarding the program’s organizational structure, its finances, and the way of caring for existing and prospective customers.
Module 6: Designing Indoor and Outdoor Environments
This module will strengthen your program and leadership capacity as you plan, evaluate, and improve indoor and outdoor environments for infants, toddlers, pre-K, and school-age children to create the highest quality setting for children, families, and staff to thrive.
Module 7: Supporting Children’s Development and Learning
This module will build your program capacity to advance children's development and learning by providing leadership to establish and strengthen staff competencies for teaching and caregiving.
Module 8: Facilitating Responsive Family Engagement
This module will increase your leadership influence, activate strategies to promote family engagement, strengthen connections between family, program, and community resources.
Module 9: Evaluating Program Quality for Continuous Improvement
This module focuses on the critical role that a program leader provides by modelling for staff and demonstrating to facilities, a program's commitment to ongoing inquiry and quality improvement.
This Aim4Excellence Package is due 365 days from the date of purchase.
All nine modules must be complete within one year, 365 days from date of purchase, or you will be locked out of the package.