This course is designed to provide students with information on administering an early childhood education program. Students explore diverse programs available to the community and examine state and federal licensing regulations, as well as national accreditation standards. Students critically analyze the degree to which financial issues of marketing, accounting, and funding affect the management of the center or family childcare home. In addition, students identify components of a healthy organization that manages people and resources in a positive, supportive manner. This course is required by NH State licensing rules for center directors. Students are required to purchase a Taskstream electronic portfolio subscription. Prerequisite: ECE 100M and ECE 104M or Permission of the instructor is required to enroll in this course. Offered online only.