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The Effective Director …

In order to open and then manage a child care center, conventional wisdom says that the director must be trustworthy, helpful, friendly, kind, cheerful, thrifty, and brave.
Conventional wisdom also says that the director should be a good planner, evaluator, decision maker, problem solver, conflict resolver, budget keeper, motivator, communicator, trainer, and advocate.
But the most effective directors I have known have other intangible strengths as well. And, they are the true leaders of their programs. Continue reading

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