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ECPK 402 - Advocacy and Funding in Early Childhood (PreK-K)

(1 credit)
Prerequisite: A college course in early childhood administration and supervision; and consent of instructor
This is the second module in the three-credit course ECPK 440 Advanced Techniques in the Administration and Supervision of Early Childhood Programs (PreK-K). In this one-credit course, students investigate issues in early education such as affordability, funding, quality, compensation and accessibility. Students will learn effective advocacy techniques and review lobbying and legislative processes. Additionally, they will examine the relationship between resource decisions and program operation through budgeting and accounting practices, grant writing and fund-raising.