|This course is designed to prepare prospective directors to administer and manage a child care center. This certification course satisfies the MSDE requirement for 45 hours of administrative training for child care center directors. Topics include: state requirements and compliance standards for physical facilities, licensing, insurance, staffing child care programs, recordkeeping, budget and bookkeeping, personnel selection, training and managing
staff, food services, equipment, materials, and community involvement. Prerequisites: Child Care Certification I and II or equivalent 90 hours of state-approved child care training.