Pre-requisite(s): Provisional Admission
Enables the student to value the complex characteristics of children's families and communities and to develop culturally responsive practices which will support family partnerships. Students use their understanding to build reciprocal relationships which promote children's development and learning. Students are introduced to local programs and agencies that offer services to children and families within the community. Topics include professional responsibilities, family/social issues, community resources, family education and support, teacher/family communication, community partnerships, social diversity and anti-bias concerns, successful transitions, and school-family activities.