[R-0506] S1. Laws, Policies, Procedures, and Ethical Principles

Citation: The Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center. (March, 2017). Getting to the Bottom Line of Family Engagement. Webinar. Retrieved from http://ectacenter.org/~calls/2017/familyengagement.asp#session1 [or enter “Getting to the Bottom Line of Family Engagement” in your search window].

Abstract: This is part 1 of an interactive 4-part web broadcast series focused on building trusting relationships with parents. In the first session, presenters discuss the meaning of family engagement by sharing the results of a synthesis of key policies, frameworks, and the DEC Recommended Practices on family engagement, including related principles of IDEA. They address the essential role of systems supports for ensuring local implementation of effective family engagement practices.

Integration: The information presented at this webinar fits well with content presented in the early childhood course Child, Family and Community.

Content Focus: Ethics; Administrators; Child, Family and Community; DEC Recommended Practices; Early Childhood; Early Intervention; Empower; Families; Family Assistance; Family Engagement; Frameworks; Individualized Education Program (IEP); Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP); Parent Information; Parent Participation; Parent Resources; Parent Rights; Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); Policies; Preschoolers; Procedural Safeguards; Section 619; Special Education

Notes: After completing this webinar, have students describe what parents would experience in a school or center demonstrating effective parent-professional partnerships.