Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators (Wisconsin)
17-307-1 Technical Certificate
Certificate Availability Varies
The Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators (Wisconsin) coursework provides in-depth training for effective leadership in early childhood settings. The wide variety of roles of an early childhood administrator or director are explored and addressed, including current information on organizational management, administration, policy, marketing, finances, child development, and advocacy in the Early Childhood field. The credential coursework will benefit current administrators and staff in early care and education and early intervention programs, and family child care providers who wish to gain practical information and develop a deeper understanding about the administrative role.
Upon completion of certificate classes, students may apply to The Registry for the Wisconsin Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators, 2517 Seiferth Road, Madison, WI 53716, 608.222.1123, or www.the-registry.org.
As a Professional Credential for Child Care Administrators (Wisconsin) student, you should:
- Enjoy and respect children and families
- Communicate effectively
- Get along well with people
- Be able to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks
- Be able to make decisions
Preparation for Admission
As a student in this certificate, you should strive to reach a comfort level in the following courses or skills:
- Parenting/Family Living
- Communication skills
- Basic problem-solving skills
Employers will expect you, after completing the certificate, to:
- Apply organizational leadership principles
- Communicate effectively with parents and staff
- Oversee the development and maintenance of appropriate and safe early childhood environments
WITC offers a wide array of credit-based early childhood education courses, credentials, and degree options that align with the Youngstar requirements.