Creating Partnerships with Families | Aim4Excellence™ Module 8

This module will increase your leadership influence, activate strategies to promote family engagement, strengthen connections between family, program, and community resources.

  • Identify the competencies and benefits of family engagement
  • Describe and implement linguistically and culturally responsive practice
  • Promote families’ role in relationship-based care and teaching
  • Evaluate strategies for collaboration that promote child development
  • Explain and implement trauma-informed program practices
  • Examine and apply effective skills for communication and collaboration

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.


Registration cost

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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