Course Details

EDU620 Effective School-Community Relations

This course is organized to provide practical, research-based information and skills development to help prepare administrators to work in the area of public relations. Effective communications with all district stakeholders relates to both internal communications with staff, as well as interrelationships of educators with students, parents, media, and others in the community. The course will provide a solid conceptual base for the development of an effective school public relations program, the development of effective written and oral communications, along with a focus on the interpersonal skills that are needed to build and maintain effective relationships within an organization and community. Within the context of this course, students will learn and apply the definition of conflict, how to manage a conflict constructively and how to resolve conflicts to create an even more effective organization. 3 Credits