Collaborative Partnerships

Course Description

Examines interpersonal communication skills required for early childhood teachers and leaders. Examines strategies for enhancing parent-professional partnerships, consultation skills and issues relating to interactive teaming and the larger community.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop an understanding of the educator’s role in facilitating communication between parents, EC programs, to include awareness of skills needed by the educator in collaborative, consultative and teaming situations.
  • Evaluate Family Systems theory-structures and functions of all families, particularly with families of diverse backgrounds and/or who have children who are at-risk or have disabilities.
  • Apply the ability to build an effective collaborative partnership.

Prerequisites

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Sanford College of Education

“Our goal is to deliver high quality educator preparation programs that feature social-emotional learning and evolve inspiring professionals who have positive impact in PK-12 school settings.”
Sanford College of Education
Osvaldo A.
Class of 2019