EDU 51400 Introduction to Family and Community Involvement for the Young Learner

This course focuses on the importance of family and community involvement as it relates to children’s development. Components addressed include the relationship between family and community involvement and increased student engagement, culturally responsive teaching, children and family advocacy, and the research about the importance of family and community engagement. Teacher candidates will summarize peer- reviewed research correlation between theoretical concepts and teaching principles. All teacher candidates pursuing an early childhood teacher certificate are required to take this course before or in conjunction with their first education course(s).




EDU 50410 or (EDU 50200 and EDU 54100); EDU 51500.