2020-2021 Catalog

ECED265 Leadership and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education

Leadership and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education introduces students to skills of effective leaders in which leadership is viewed as service: this course is developed with the belief that effective leaders serve others in a relationship-building atmosphere. Students will explore a variety of techniques that encourage the promotion of healthy lifestyles, positive relationships, interpersonal communication, and thinking environments. Areas of professionalism such as upholding ethical and professional standards, engaging in advocacy for children, families, and the profession, engaging in continuous learning, integrating knowledgeable, reflective, and critical perspectives, as well as becoming involved with the early childhood field will be examined. Students will assess their leadership skills along with professionalism and develop a professional goal plan that builds on professionalism and leadership strengths as well as areas for future development.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

ECED 100

Corequisite

none

Offered

S
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