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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

EDUC 422
Current Policy Issues in Early Childhood

An overview of current research on disciplines and domains that influence early childhood, including neuroscience, pedagogical perspectives, family support systems, family mental health, and cognitive development of young children. Includes social policy issues related to young children, and focuses on the importance of linking public policy development with research and best practices. Governmental structures at a federal and state level that impact child -family policies are reviewed.

Course Credit:

Julie Nicholson

This class is only open to students enrolled in the Leadership Program in Early childhood
Limit fifteen students.
Open to graduate students only.


Last Updated: 9/21/17