This course applies to children of all ages.
Effective parent communication systems are critical to all child care programs. Parents need both daily information about their children's routine and development and formal communication sessions. Learn to plan and conduct productive conferences, group meetings, and home visits with parents and maintain a positive relationship with parents. This course includes sample conference preparation, agendas, attendance improvement suggestions, and many helpful tips and guidelines for better meetings with parents. See the course topics listed below for more information on what is covered.
Learning Outcomes: After completing Conferencing with Parents you will be able to explain the value of group meetings, home visits, teacher-parent and teacher-parent-child conferences; identify components of productive group meetings, home visits, teacher-parent and teacher-parent-child conferences; and identify methods to engage parents, including those from other cultures.
Topics Covered in Conferencing with Parents:
Prerequisites: Must be able to fluently read and write English.
Instructional methodology: Read written material; view videos; listen to audio segments.
Assessment methods: Multiple choice quiz and written assignments.
Comments on Conferencing with Parents:
I received everything in a timely fashion and really liked the Conferencing with Parents course. I will be able to draw from the course some great information on how to prepare myself better for future conferences with parents. Thank you, every course I have taken has been very informative and I am pleased with how quickly it is done. Thank you again! - Methuen, Massachusetts