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Leadership/Early Child Ed

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
EDU 287 Leadership/Early Child Ed 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 119, EDU 131, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 090, RED 090, EDU 119, EDU 131, PSY 244 and PSY 245) or (ENG 095, EDU 119, EDU 131, EDU 144 and EDU 145) or (ENG 095, EDU 119, EDU 131, PSY 244 and PSY 245)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2009

This course is designed to facilitate and guide the development of early childhood professionals preparing for leadership roles in improving community early childhood services. Topics include principles of social change, characteristics of effective leaders, techniques of action research, childcare funding mechanisms, quality initiatives, and key issues in early care. Upon completion, students should be able to identify key issues; develop strategic plans; establish relationships with community leaders; and identify opportunities and barriers for advocacy.

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)