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ECPE 100
Parent Cooperative Preschool


Credits: 1.0- 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10    Lab Hours:40


Description
Parents of children ages three to five years enroll in a parent education course which meets one evening per month. Parents register their child for a preschool group. Each preschool group charges tuition to cover operational costs of the group. Each parent participates in a weekly lab session with children to practice learning from parent education course.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop realistic age-level expectations from knowledge of childhood behavior and growth.
  • Clarify child rearing values and attitudes and to explore methods of child guidance.
  • Identify and apply safe and healthy practices in the home including: nutrition, first aid, wellness, stress management, and risk management.
  • Experience and understand the role of parent involvement in maintaining quality learning environments for children.
  • Develop skills to interact with children using developmentally appropriate, culturally relevant and anti-bias practices.
  • Access community resources, share information concerning child-rearing and family resource management.
  • Discuss information on contemporary family concerns such as child abuse prevention, divorce, illness, and death.
  • Develop skills in group organization and leadership.
  • Develop and/or increase confidence in managing the demanding role of parents in a changing society.
  • Strengthen family communication and relationships.

  • Course Topics
  • Orientation
  • Leadership
  • Developmentally appropriate practices
  • Special needs
  • Early brain development
  • Emotion coaching
  • Discipline
  • Ages and stages
  • Course topics may vary to include other topics

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ECPE 100
    Spring 2014
    1071
    Staci Gloyn
    ECPE 100
    Winter 2014
    1071
    Staci Gloyn
    ECPE 100
    Fall 2013
    1058
    Staci Gloyn
    ECPE 100
    Fall 2013
    1079
    Staci Gloyn
    ECPE 100
    Fall 2013
    1070
    Staci Gloyn


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.