Developing Expertise as an Agent of Changer within Early Childhood Systems

This course will examine the early childhood professional’s role as an agent of change by analyzing literature on equity, access, policy, systems, community building, family engagement and advocacy as it relates to early childhood education. Students will integrate multidisciplinary literature to build their knowledge, skills, and dispositions as leaders. Students will apply their knowledge by engaging in an advocacy project that will serve educational and academic communities of early childhood care and education in multiple ways.