Developing a vision

Developing a vision

For this week, you will have read Chapters 2 and 3 in your text and reflected on developing a vision, mission, philosophy, and program evaluation. You will also have completed the first week’s assignment of exploring difference models of early childhood programs. You will have an opportunity to begin planning an early childhood center around components of the models you felt were most developmentally appropriate and practical. For this assignment, reflect on what you have learned about the process for program planning and evaluation. Write a strategic plan detailing a proposed vision, mission, philosophy, and means of program evaluation for an early childhood program. •Correlate the proposed vision, mission, and philosophy to a particular child development theory as well as your own core beliefs of early childhood education. •Define how the vision, mission, and philosophy actualize as observable practice in the center. •Identify program goals and objectives; determine how these goals will be met. •Develop a coherent action plan for meeting those goals. •Design a plan to evaluate the program’s success in meeting its goals. Include strategies for providing feedback to appropriate stakeholders. Length: 5-7 pages not including title and reference pages. References: Minimum of five (5) scholarly resources.