Trusting Family Partnerships as a Way Forward to High Quality Inclusive Practices

Conference Year: 

2017

Primary Speaker name: 

This session will provide a model for establishing trusting partnerships with families in promoting inclusive education.  Grounded in research, the new federal policy on family engagement, and DEC/Head Start family frameworks, Ann will  delineate 6 key principles of trusting partnerships—communication, professional competency in fostering child outcomes, respect, commitment, equality, and advocacy.  Then she will apply these principles to family-practitioner partnerships to overcome inclusion barriers and to expand inclusion resources.

Type: 

Concurrent

Room: 

Unassigned

Topic: 

Inclusive Practices

Age Group: 

3 to 5

Target Audience: 

All

DEC Recommended Practices: 

Family