2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

EDUC 61663 Partnering with Communities and Families

This course brings candidates full circle in examining their work with the families of their students and the school community. This project-based course allows candidates to focus on transformative ways of reaching the community and families while continuing to also reflect on their understanding of diversity, bias, and intercultural competency in their work. The assigned project is designed to bridge the classroom and school with the community and families in meaningful ways. Continued examination of diversity and bias related to community and families as part of the final phase of the National Boards process, Phase III, Analysis of and Reflection on Accomplished Teaching, providing for deeper examination of the candidate's current practice and how that practice may change through the certification process. There are no prerequisites for this course; however, the Teacher Leader Program is a cohort model. It is expected that the courses will be taken in the required sequence.