EDU 261 Test 3 Study Guide Fall 2014 Includes Ch 10, 13 14 & 16 There are Multiple Choice and Short Answer questions covering such topics as: Effective directors recognize Grouping practices Information on families and children that is recorded on the children’s records In terms of confidential information, when must parental consent be obtained? What is a primary caregiver? Recording information that will be placed in a child’s permanent file When is the only time confidential information about a child should be shared with anyone other than appropriate center staff without parental permission? Ways to make feel welcome The scheduled parent-teacher conference is the time when both the teacher and the family When planning parent meetings, it is beneficial to involve Some family members may be hesitant about being involved with the center because Directors can serve as models of professionalism for their staff when Families who have a child with special needs … How can Directors help their staff understand the families and community served by the center? Directors who have successful family programs pay attention to three areas, which are Some centers have family programs that involve . Every contact with families, whether casual or planned, provides opportunities for center staff to referral agencies To be successful, staff meetings must provide an environment where a staff member can A staff meeting agenda An experienced director can assess staff training needs The methods or strategies employed in a staff in-service training program will depend The staff supervisor gives support and guidance to each staff member When directors plan and conduct staff meetings, they should be sure to not include time Supervising new teachers, Developing a training program, When planning the training program for center staff, the director should A new director who plans a staff development program for a teaching staff that has been at the center for a number of years should When working with center staff, it is important for directors to One way to discourage staff from attending professional meetings is Supervising an accomplished teacher, A basic assumption underlying staff development How are the IFSP and IEP similar? LRE Directors who are successful in establishing a positive public image pay special attention to What is the most important consideration in making a decision about enrolling a child in a preschool education program? IDEA is an acronym that stands for? IDEA (PL 105-17) is a law that requires A child with disabilities may not be denied admission to a program unless Research indicates that a child with special needs can significantly benefit by being in a classroom with Typically developing children The most important thing a director can do when designing a brochure is List things that will make the entry/family receiving area feel comfortable and communicate that the center accepts, respects, and welcomes families. Ways families can participate in the program other than being in the classroom. Important things a director can model for staff in a staff meeting. In developing marketing and promotional materials, generation X-ers are typically attracted to a certain type of advertising. What are some possible elements to use in promotional materials that may influence this generation to choose your center.