SPED 459 Home/School/Comm Relations
This course will develop the skills of listening, supporting, guiding and assisting behaviors to be utilized in developing strong relationships with parents and community members. Pre-service educators will examine the impact of cultural diversity, factors which place families at risk, advocacy and public policy. Pre-service educators will become familiar with community resources. Pre-service educators will also explore the effective use of parent-teacher conferences, home visits and interviews.