Parent participation in early childhood can be difficult. Using the knowledge gained from your readings about stressors in a family’s life, reflect on whether or not you feel parent participation should be required. This assignment evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of parental involvement in early childhood programs and partially fulfills Course Outcome 1, describe the characteristics of diverse families and communities within the societal and cultural context and Course Outcome 3 demonstrating strategies and techniques that include and empower all families as partners in promoting comprehensive child development.
1. Consider whether parent participation in early childhood programs should be required.