ECE 221 - Professional Leadership Issues
This course focuses on developing leadership skills necessary to build dynamic and collaborative relationships within the early childhood education community. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their own leadership styles. Issues related to early care and education are presented as a focal point for learning about the roles of advocacy, ethics and parent involvement to inform practice in the early childhood education field. NAEYC's Code of Ethical Conduct will be used to analyze and debate professional ethical dilemmas. Students will review relevant professional guidelines for child care centers including national, state and local standards for licensing and quality improvement.
Prerequisite: (ENG 112 or HON 201) and (ECE 100 or EDU 100) and EDU 101 all with a "C" or better
Credits: 3(Lec: 3)
School: School of Liberal Arts
Department: Teacher Ed & Hum Svcs Dept
Attributes: General Elective