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Core Competency #7 - Program Planning and Development

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3. Regulations, requirements, and policies (check your current knowledge and skill level). *This question is required.
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Oversees and supports staff in maintaining compliance with all applicable requirements. (1-A) *This question is required
I design and implement program policies and procedures that establish a culturally responsive environment. (3-A) *This question is required
I ensure forms meet the program’s needs and adapts accordingly to meet program needs. (2-A) *This question is required
I know and understand importance of implementation and adheres to program policies and procedures on culturally responsive environment and supports inclusion of all children, youth, and families (3-I) *This question is required
I support others in identifying and rectifying areas of non-compliance. (1-M) *This question is required
I understand the importance of maintaining accurate and up-to-date documentation and record keeping. (2-I) *This question is required
I reviews and oversees staff, child, youth, and program records to ensure that they are up to date and accurate. (2-A) *This question is required
I maintain appropriate confidentiality. (2-I) *This question is required
I establish and implement culturally responsive environment in accordance with program policies and procedures. (3-M) *This question is required
I explain requirements in promoting quality programs. (1-M) *This question is required
I identify the records the program needs to maintain. (2-A) *This question is required
I identify practices needing to be implemented in order to meet requirements. (1-M) *This question is required
I ensure staff have appropriate resources to maintain cultural competent. (3-A) *This question is required
I ensure confidentiality of staff. (2-A) *This question is required
I recognize need for compliance with applicable requirements and the need for program policies and procedures as addressed in EEC orientation. (1-I) *This question is required
I maintain and review children and youth’s records and ensure that relevant information is recorded and shared with appropriate program staff. (2-M) *This question is required
I ensure that policies and procedures align with cultural and beliefs of children, youth, families, and staff in program. (3-A) *This question is required
4. Program planning, evaluation, and continuous improvement (check your current knowledge and skill level.) *This question is required.
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I solicit input from staff, families, and/or Board members in policy development and revision. (4-A) *This question is required
I oversee comprehensive program evaluation and use results to promote continuous program improvement including ability to develop an action plan to address program needs and compliance issues. (5-A) *This question is required
I provide appropriate input and feedback. (4-I) *This question is required
I describe role in planning the use of and the evaluation of the program environment and provides suggestions for improvement. (6-I) *This question is required
I assess and manage program environment needs to assure a safe, accessible, and supportive environment for children and families and staff. (6-A) *This question is required
I develop and communicate a sound program mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures according to national standards and current research on best practices. (4-A) *This question is required
I articulate processes and uses the results of ongoing evaluation to inform program/classroom development. (5-M) *This question is required
I reflect on practice and continually self-assesses. (5-M) *This question is required
I know how to report concerns. (6-I) *This question is required
I model and ensure awareness of others of program mission, philosophy, policies, and procedures. (4-M) I shares information with staff and families. (4-M) *This question is required
I know and adhere to program’s mission statement, philosophy, policies, and procedures. (4-I) *This question is required
I recognize the need for planning and evaluating the program and actively participates in ongoing evaluation of the classroom and /or the program. (5-I) *This question is required
I participate in daily management of the program environment and identify needs for improvement. (6-M) *This question is required
5. Personnel Issues (check your current knowledge and skill level) *This question is required.
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I communicate to supervisor potential changes in personal schedule and any need for additional planning time. (8-I) *This question is required
I ensures staff know and understand program expectations and connection to program organizational structure. (7-A) *This question is required
I act as an interface between staff and family and assures that supervision, evaluation, and feedback are objective, constructive, and free of prejudice. (8-A) *This question is required
I assist other staff in understanding roles, responsibilities and program procedures. (7-M) *This question is required
I implement established lines of communication. (7-M) *This question is required
I understand how to support substitute teachers and other new staff in carrying out roles and responsibilities. (8-I) *This question is required
I orient and support staff on best practices. (8-A) *This question is required
I design and implement program’s organizational structure, job descriptions and responsibilities, personnel policies and procedures, and hiring practices. (7-A) *This question is required
I have read the staff handbook. (7-I) *This question is required
I know programs personnel policies and procedures. (7-I) *This question is required
I inform staff and anticipates changes that influence the daily operation of the program/classroom. (8-I) *This question is required
I know role, responsibilities, and function and follows established lines of communication. (7-I) *This question is required
I can assess the programs ability to modify curriculum and learning activities to support sensory issues. (5-A) *This question is required
I work respectfully and effectively with other colleagues. (8-I) *This question is required
I provide guidance to staff to work as a team and provides guidance to staff under direct supervision to assess performance, improve practice and promote individual growth. (8-M)
6. Managing Resources (check your current knowledge and skill level) *This question is required.
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I use time and materials efficiently; shows care in use and maintenance of materials. (9-I) *This question is required
I assist in planning and implementing program budget. (9-M) *This question is required
I track income and expenses including inventory of supplies, materials, and equipment. (9-M) *This question is required
I identify and discuss various resources and/or fundraising strategies that can enhance the program. (9-M) *This question is required
I apply skills such as budgeting, cash flow, grant writing, and fundraising to develop, implement and evaluate policies related to financial matters. .9-A) *This question is required
I analyze and select resources for employee benefits to improve recruitment and retention. . (9-M) *This question is required
I seek additional funding opportunities and collaborates with community partners to ensure unduplicated costs. (9-A) *This question is required
I promote a positive public image for program through appropriate behavior and attire. (10-I) *This question is required
I implement marketing and promotional strategies that enhance community awareness of the benefits of the program. (10-M) *This question is required
I contribute to and participate in activities designed to enhance community awareness of benefits of program. (10-M) *This question is required
I develop, implement, and evaluate marketing plan and promotional strategies to secure positive outlook in community. (10-A) *This question is required
You have completed the Self-Assessment for Core Competency Area 7 - Program Planning and Development.

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