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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

School, Family, and Community Collaboration (ECE 303)


Distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
February 2011 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the impact of family, school, and community relationships on the education and development of children; be aware of the roles and responsibilities of families, schools, and communities in the education of young children; apply the historical and philosophical foundations of the relationships among family, schools, and communities to practice; identify the various meanings attributed to parental involvement; discuss how different parenting styles influence children's participation in the school and community; use school, family, and community curricula that promote and support the development and well-being of young children; identify issues and practices to consider when working with families of children with disabilities; and discuss how socioeconomic,religious, and cultural factors impact family life.


Topics include: exploring the value of school, family, and community partnerships for the education and development of young children; family differences in terms of social, cultural, religious, and economic backgrounds; different approaches to parenting used by families; ways to establish collaboration among schools, families, and communities across differences is examined, as a means for building and maintaining partnerships necessary to teach and care for young children.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Child Development (4/11) (9/16 revalidation) (11/22 revalidation).