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Preschool Education Development Director
Title:Preschool Education Development Director



Seeking an experienced Director of Child Development (DCD) to ensure compliance within all education and disabilities protocol across each applicable regulatory agency. The DCD will visit each center-based location at least monthly, in order to assess and/or train all relevant education staff. Through monitoring, T/TA, and the provision of services and materials, it is the Director of Child Development’s priority to ensure that center-based staff understand how to effectively implement all relevant Education and Disabilities protocol.



  • Responsible for making certain that center-based staff understand relevant education and disabilities compliance pieces
  • Monitoring Site Visit Reports are to be completed at least once every 6 weeks which includes documenting summary of monitoring on the Education and Disabilities Site Visit Report and emailing to appropriate parties.
  • Curriculum Implementation for Infants, Toddlers which includes Developmentally Appropriate Daily Schedules and Classroom Routines, Age-Appropriate Opportunities for Movement and Exploration and Developmentally Appropriate Learning Centers & Units of Study.
  • Child Screenings and Assessments (Developmental and Behavioral Screens)
  • Ongoing Communication with Families (e.g. parent newsletters, communication books)
  • Effective collaboration with mental health consultation services to promote positive mental health and emotional functioning
  • Implementation of Health and Safety Classroom Checklist and Daily Health Checks.
  • Develop effective Disabilities Services Plan
  • Center-based leadership to meetings.
  • Reviewing child documentation to ensure all student files are current (Hard files and ChildPlus files)
  • Ensuring that sites are adequately supported in their implementation of all Education and Disabilities protocol.
  • Supervise Disabilities Coordinator, as well as overseeing coordination of all applicable Education and Disabilities services throughout the program


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Early Childhood Special Education; Master’s Degree preferred
  • NYS Teacher’s Certification (Birth through 2nd and/or Birth through 2nd Students with Disabilities)
  • 4+ years classroom experience
  • 2+ years supervisory experience

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