Sep 25, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

EDU 239 - Quality Family and School Partnerships

1 credit hour - Three hours weekly; five weeks.
Explore the framework of comprehensive school, family, and community partnerships. Examine strategies for communicating with families. Identify application for school and community agencies.

Note: Typically offered OL; spring term.

Course Outcomes:
  1. Describe each of the six types of involvement of Joyce Epstein’s Parent/Family Model
  2. Measure and analyze school, family and community partnerships in their local center, school or related setting.
  3. Examine and revise, if necessary, current mission and philosophy statements of their childcare center and/or school to include a commitment to parent/family involvement in all six standards.
  4. Develop an action team for successful home-school partnerships.
  5. Apply knowledge and research in each of the six types of involvement to the development of a comprehensive written action plan related to parent/family involvement.