ECE657 Foundations of ECE Advocacy

Lead Faculty: Dr. Susan B. Gilbert

Course Description

Examines a variety of strategies to advocate for and advance the Early Childhood Education profession. Includes grant writing skills, awareness of public policy issues, and effective political action strategies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate common advocacy strategies to include grant writing, public policy awareness and political action strategies.
  • Analyze strengths and challenges in relationship to need and outcomes.
  • Develop a plan to utilize a specific advocacy strategy that supports a line of practitioner inquiry.