The roles of empowerment, followership, and advocacy in the leadership process are covered, as well as how to facilitate the leadership development of others. Child care professionals will use their knowledge of child development to understand how to transfer their natural skills to a range of leadership situations. Each chapter is built around a combination of theories, examples, and reflection questions, concluding with a vignette and references for further study.
The third edition includes:
Chapter 1: Leadership in Early Childhood Education
Chapter 2: Who, Me, a Leader?
Chapter 3: The Cultural Context of Leadership
Chapter 4: Values, Vision, and Communication
Chapter 5: It Takes a Village
Chapter 6: Leadership Connections with Schools and Communities
Chapter 7: Empowerment, Followership, and Advocacy
Chapter 8: Nurturing Leadership in Children
Chapter 9: A Future Leader’s Journey