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Establishing and strengthening partnerships with families can be one of the most complex components of working in the early childhood care and education field. In order to best support children in learning, educators need to know them in the context of their family, culture and community. Strong partnerships with families form when educators understand that these relationships are a matter of heart, mind, and action that focuses on children's well-being.
This Turn-Key training program will:
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This original, comprehensive two-lesson video course helps teachers develop and strengthen family partnerships by:
This course includes:
Partnering with families is not an extra thing to do, but rather a way of going about everything that you do.
|Inspiring Practices for Partnering with Families
Lesson One - Valuing Families (50:22)
• What is Family?
• Respecting Cultures
• Family and Teacher Perspectives
• Parents as Learning Advocates
• Establishing Shared Goals
Lesson Two - Building Relationships (48:08)
• Relating to Families
• Encouraging Participation
• Gathering Input and Feedback
• Program Policies and Support
• Building Learning Communities
This innovative training program includes interviews
Early Childhood Director
Nebraska Early Childhood
Assistant Professor, Author
Education and Curriculum
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Chief Academic Officer