Chapter 6 explains the National Standards for Family-school partnerships as presented by the National PTA. Although these standards are written for school-aged children, they are more than applicable to the early childhood classroom, as presented in your text. Review the suggestions for each of the six standards as well as NAEYC’s Family Engagement Resource List.
explain the two standards and offer at least three suggestions to incorporate these standards into your preschool program. Then, explain why these standards should be the basis for all early childhood programs, and how it will benefit your students and their families.
Standard 1: Welcoming all families into the school community.
Standard 2: Communicating effectively.
Your final two statements will reflect the following:
[Name of your first assigned standard] is essential for student success because _____________.
[Name of your second assigned standard] is essential for student success because _____________.