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Family Engagement Specialist

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Family Engagement Specialist program is designed to prepare students to work as School Liaisons or Teaching Assistants with an emphasis in Family Engagement strategies in K-12 school environments. The program provides opportunities for students to develop leadership and communication skills and covers parental engagement, adolescent development, and cultural awareness. The history of and current issues in education are also addressed.

CIPS Code: 13.1501

Certificate of Completion in Family Engagement Specialist

Program Prerequisites
High School diploma or GED equivalent.
Required Courses 25
Course # Course Title Credits
Students are required to take each pair of courses grouped below concurrently:
CPD115
EFE201

Creating College Success (1) AND
Family Engagement Specialist (0.5)

1.5
CFS225
EFE202

Foundations of Parent Education (3) AND
Family Engagement Specialist: Parent Education (0.5)

3.5
PSY201AC*
EFE203

Selected Issues in Psychology (3) AND
Family Engagement Specialist: Adolescent Behavior (0.5)

3.5
EDU230
EFE205

Cultural Diversity in Education (3) AND
Family Engagement Specialist: Cultural Diversity (0.5)

3.5
COM225*
EFE206

Public Speaking (3) AND
Family Engagement Specialist: Public Speaking (0.5)

3.5
EDU221
EFE207

Introduction to Education (3) AND
Family Engagement Specialist: Introduction to Education (0.5)

3.5
ENG101*
EFE204

First Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 (3) AND
Family Engagement Specialist: Written Communication (0.5)

3.5
CPD103BL
EFE208

Dynamics of Leadership (2) AND
Family Engagement Specialist: Leadership (0.5)

2.5
Click any of the above course #'s for detailed information and register for it today! **

Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 25.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00