Informed Advocacy in Early Childhood Care and Education: Making a Difference for Young Children and Families
By: Judith E. Kieff (author)Paperback
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This practical guide describes the critical need for advocacy in the field of early care and extols the ethical responsibilities of all early child educators, as outlined in the Code of Ethical Conduct (NAEYC 2005). Organized into three parts, the text begins with advocacy in the field of early childhood education, discusses how to develop an advocacy agenda, and concludes with becoming an advocate for life. Additionally, the author outlines six contexts for advocacy in the field of early childhood -- individual child and family, advocacy for the profession, program-based advocacy, private-sector advocacy, political activism, and advocacy in the global arena.
Informed Advocacy in Early Childhood Care and Education: Making a Difference for Young Children and Families PART I: Advocacy in Field of Child Development and Early Childhood Education Chapter 1: Building a Case for AdvocacyChapter 2: Contexts for AdvocacyChapter 3: Working with Families to Advocate for their ChildrenChapter 4: Advocacy for Our Profession and Programs and within the Private Sector Chapter 5:Political ActivismPart II: Developing an Advocacy AgendaChapter 6: Becoming InformedChapter 7: Choosing StrategiesChapter 8: Getting connected; Staying the CoursePART III: Advocacy as Lifestyle Chapter 9: Advocacy in the Global CommunityChapter 10: Volunteerism as AdvocacyReferencesAppendix A. Advocacy Planning Worksheet
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