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EDL-690 Developing School and Community Partnerships

This course explores the family and community factors that affect teaching and learning. The course examines how school initiatives can enhance family and community supports for children's learning. Students learn how to nurture a sense of "school community," garner public support, increase parental involvement, and engage community agencies as educational partners. Students learn to design school initiatives to strengthen productive ties with families and the community. Ultimately, students will be developing competencies as educational leaders as outlined in the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC 1, 2, 4, 5, 6) and New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE 1, 2, 4, 5, 6) standards.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jul 2020, Oct 2020, Jan 2021, Apr 2021

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