Working with Diverse Families and Children

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: READ 0220 Reading Strategies, ENGL 0230 Writing Foundations or placement determined by assessment score

Co-Requisite: none

The course examines the relationship between the educator and the child's family.  Students will explore strategies to maintain an open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with families, involving families in early care and education programs and effectively conducting parent-teacher conferences. Community organizations and networks that support families will be identified. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally and linguistically appropriate anti-bias approaches supporting all children in becoming competent members of a diverse society.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none

 Offered Fall.