EDUO 9089: Partnering with Families and Community in ECE

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Develop an understanding of the varying types of families that are represented in your community. Explore best practices for initiating and maintaining respectful and open relationships with families and community partners. Utilize knowledge of students’ backgrounds to help each child develop and learn in the early childhood classroom. Research supports and services available to families or primary students. Create a plan to effectively communicate and collaborate with the families and community.

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Lindsey White

B.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education; M.S. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  • Certified in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, and TESOL
  • 9+ years as an elementary classroom teacher: 4th grade, Kindergarten, and Pre-Kindergarten
  • Professional Achievements: National Board Certified Teacher, Student Teaching Fieldwork Liaison, Mentor for teaching interns, STEM Club sponsor
  • Lindsey is passionate about developmentally appropriate instruction in early childhood education
  • Lindsey's primary purpose is to help teachers understand the foundations of early childhood education to bring into their own primary classrooms and set young students up for success
  • Lindsey's personal interests include: traveling, kayaking, hiking, and yoga