ECED& 134 Family Child Care Management • 3 Cr.


Learn how to manage a family child care program. Topics include: licensing requirements, record-keeping, relationship building, communication strategies, guiding behavior, and promoting growth and development. Recommended: ECED& 105.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe strategies for complying with Family Childcare Minimum Licensing Requirements. 
  • Describe strategies for meeting the developmental needs and guiding the behavior of children in multi-age groups. 
  • Identify strategies for family child care business management including tax planning and record-keeping. 
  • Create written documents, such as a contract and policy handbook, that facilitate communication between the provider and the families. 
  • Develop strategies for creating reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with families. 
  • Articulate knowledge and skills that define Family Childcare Providers as professionals.