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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Administration of Early Childhood Education Programs (ECE202)


Classroom: 39 hours (13 weeks); Distance/Hybrid: Varies. 

Traditional classroom-based offered at Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations. Distance learning and hybrid options available.

August 2023 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Online/distance learning
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: identify and evaluate the qualities and skills of a successful Early Childhood Education (ECE) program administrator; examine various forms and components of ECE organizational structures; apply ECE standards of quality practice to program planning and design; describe and analyze various types of ECE licensing regulations and their specific purposes; apply knowledge of health and safety standards to the set-up of a developmentally appropriate, safe and healthy ECE environment; identify and explain criteria for choosing ECE facility and program equipment; analyze ECE program practices and procedures for personnel; identify effective marketing and public relations strategies for ECE; evaluate ECE curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices; explain venues and value of parent involvement and school/community interaction; and use evaluation data in ECE program planning.


Major topics include: ECE effective leadership; ECE administration – organizational structures; legal and fiscal responsibilities of the ECE administrator; ECE programs: safety and nutrition guidelines; developing, equipping and staffing the ECE classroom; HRM in ECE; marketing, recruiting, and public relations; ECE quality curriculum; ECE – family and community partnerships; ECE program evaluation. Prerequisite: Child Development course; at least one year of experience teaching an ECE classroom or permission of instructor.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education or Early Childhood Education (8/23).