EDEC 205 Child, Family, and the Community II

Builds on candidate learning from EDEC 202-Child, Family, and Community I. Emphasis on the influences, issues and concerns related to contemporary family living and cultural patterns on the child, family/community relationships. Candidates are immersed in the critical roles of families in the development of young children especially infant/toddler’s and young children’s social, developmental, and mental health. Candidates investigate the efficacy of community resources and services that support and strengthen families. A combined total of 60 fieldwork hours in EDEC 204, EDEC 205, EDT 201 and EDEC 206. Fieldwork placement will be scheduled twice a week (Monday through Friday), 8:00AM-12:00PM, in a preschool and/or infant/toddler setting. NOTE: Candidate must pass the field experience requirements in order to pass the course.  CT law requires fingerprinting and a criminal background check for the field experiences in this class. Fingerprinting must be completed prior to the beginning of class.




EDEC 201, SPED 301, EDEC 202, and EDEC 203. Candidates must have completed IT Module 2. Taken concurrently with EDEC 204, EDT 201 and EDEC 206.

General Education


  • Fall and Spring