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EPD- Collaborating and Engaging with Families
Event Type:Conference/Workshop
Location:105 Morris Hall, UW-La Crosse
Saturday, February 08, 2014
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Continuing Education
Continuing Education
(608) 785-6504
Title Url:http://www.uwlax.edu/conted/educatorpd/families.html
Organization/Department:UWL- Continuing Education

This course is designed for early childhood professionals who serve infants, toddlers, preschoolers and Kindergarteners along with their families in a variety of settings. The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of best practices to support family engagement with an emphasis on anti-bias perspective. Participants will learn:

  • Practices that support family engagement with attention to diverse families
  • How to identify and address common barriers to effective family engagement
  • Effective communication skills for working with families
  • Practices to support the needs of families with children who are dual language learners or children who have special needs

This class is designed for active learner participation including discussions, activities and in-class projects to enhance understanding and apply content to real life situations. The course is composed of three Saturday sessions. Participants must attend and complete all three sessions in order to receive credit.

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