ECHD 351 - Families as Partners EC Progms

An examination of the importance of families as partners with early childhood staff and community agencies in providing early care, education, and services for their children. Includes an historical and cultural perspective of family relations with agencies, communities, and other educational institutions. Students will develop an understanding of the challenges families face to support and enhance their child's development and examine best practices in working with families. Prerequisite: ECHD 170 and ECHD 130 or ECHD 190 or permission of the instructor. [Fall, Spring]