Course Description for Forming Family, School and Community Partnerships
Forming Family, School and Community Partnerships
Prerequisite: EDF 1005, EDF 2085, EME 2040
Description: The course will focus on the acquisition of knowledge and skills needed for forming effective partnerships with diverse families and community stakeholders. Family systems and their impact on children's development and learning will be explored. Candidates will identify and implement effective practices to foster family involvement on a number of levels. Candidates will learn effective communication strategies as well as current state and federal initiatives for serving children and families.