2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 22, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDU 319A - Communication and Collaborative Partnerships for Special Educators

(2 credits, for non-traditional students)
This course examines how successful early childhood education depends upon reciprocal and respectful partnerships with families, communities and agencies. Candidates will understand the dynamic roles within and between families, schools and communities and how to create a community of support for children and families through interagency collaboration. Candidates will learn how to collaborate with supervisors, mentors and colleagues to enhance professional growth within and across disciplines to inform practice and to advocate for developmentally and individually appropriate practice. Utilizing collaborative partnerships, candidates will learn how to create safe, inclusive, culturally responsive learning environments that engage learners in meaningful activities and interactions.