EDU 416 - Leadership, Policy and Professionalism inEarly Childhood Education

Study of the impacts of policies on early childhood programs, practitioners, children, and families. Focus on the development of knowledge, skills, and dispositions to advocate for and to be enagged actively in early childhood policy initiatives. Exploration of historical and current trends and issues involving legislation and pollicy in early childhood education, multilingual education, early childhood special education, and multicultural education. Focuses on role of social advocacy, development of advocacy skills, and collaboration and consultation with other professionals and staff in early childhood education.

Prerequisite(s): Department permission.

3 credit(s).

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