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This online module will help you work with families in ways that empower them to partner fully with your program and become skilled, effective first educators of their children. It begins with an overview of the essential components of family-centered early childhood programming. You’ll explore the director’s role in planning and implementing family involvement programs, learn specific strategies for welcoming and working with diverse families, and consider new approaches to nurture open, two-way communication. Finally, you’ll be introduced to tools for evaluating the effectiveness of your family involvement efforts.
You may register for this module at any time and will receive log-in instructions as soon as your payment is verified.
This is Module 8 of the nine modules that make up the Aim4Excellence™ National Director Credential. Take only one or a few Aim4Excellence modules to build competence in a specific management area or complete all nine to earn the Aim4Excellence National Director Credential.
Kay Albrecht, PhD, President of Innovations in Early Childhood Education
Cost includes: All required reading materials, assignments, and media
Total clock hours: 16
Illinois Gateways for Opportunity Approved
Applies toward the Illinois Director Credential (IDC) Core Competency Requirements
College credit is available for an additional fee if this module is combined with Aim4Excellence Module 7: Supporting Children’s Development and Learning and Module 9: Evaluating Program Quality. LEARN MORE
Your local child care resource and referral agency may have scholarship funds available to assist with your registration or tuition costs for this event. Find your local CCR&R.
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