STANDARD 2: Building Family and Community Relationships
Students prepared in early childhood degree programs understand that successful early childhood education depends upon partnerships with children's families and communities. They know about, understand, and value the importance and complex characteristics of children's families and communities. They use this understanding to create respectful, reciprocal relationships that support and empower families and to involve all families in their children's development and learning.
2a.Knowing about and understanding diverse family and community characteristics
2b.Supporting and engaging families and communities through respectful, reciprocal relationships
2c.Involving families and communities in their children's development and learning