Course Description:

This course in Family Literacy will address reservation-wide concerns regarding literacy levels, which are consistently low.  It will address how these concerns apply within the family structure and thus affects young children.  This course will discuss and explore community literacy outreach efforts such as the BEAR (Be Excited About Reading)Project or books -in-a-bag service-learning project component.  In Head Start, parent involvement, including the area of family literacy, is a priority.  What is learned and implemented through this course will strengthen the mandated Head Start Performance Standards in the area of Literacy.