Most days, I spend a lot of time at my desk communicating with my co-workers or community via email, person conversations and meetings. I do get to visit our preschool classroom often and love chatting with parents during drop off and pick up time.
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies and students' behavioral or learning problems.
Monitor students' progress and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems.
Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff and recommend personnel actions for programs and services.
Teach classes or courses or provide direct care to children.
Set educational standards and goals and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
Level of Education Attained by Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare
Most common level of education among people in this career: Master's degree (44%)
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