Online Course: Partnering with Families to Support Early Literacy

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About the Course

The Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center at The Ohio State University is proud to offer Ohio educators with access to 4 online modules about Partnering with Families to Support Early Literacy.

  • This self-paced course will take you approximately 6 hours to complete.
  • This course will count for 6 Ohio Approved credits, or CEUs. Early childhood educators who wish to receive Ohio Approved Credits through OCCRRA must register in the OCCRRA system using the ST#: 10100680.
  • You will have a span of three months (Nov 1, 2020 – Feb 28, 2021) during which to take the course and complete the associated activities.
  • The course is designed for teachers PreK through Grade 3, but education leaders and other literacy support staff/coaches can also benefit from taking this course.
  • In 2020-2021, this course is available to any teachers from Ohio’s S.S.I.P. Cohort 1 & 2 school buildings (those implementing Partnerships for Literacy). If you do not see your district’s name in the registration survey, please email for information about accessing the course.
  • Reminder: 2 State Support Team staff members from each region and 12 teachers/staff members from each school building will be permitted to take the course during the 2020-2021 school year.

Learning Objectives

In this online course, you will:

  • Apply new communication skills to use inviting language with families;
  • Utilize growth mindset/habits of mind skills to increase family engagement and draw upon family’s assets and interests;
  • Incorporate evidence-based strategies to improve early language and literacy opportunities at home and at school, and;
  • Examine language and literacy resources for everyday family activities to support early literacy and promote family engagement.

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*Once you register, you will receive an email within a few days to gain access to the course.

Contact the Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center to answer any questions: & 614-688-1112