With goals and a plan of action in place, the next challenge is to identify ways to measure children’s progress toward meeting goals. Child-level assessment data is collected for individual children by programs using one or more valid and reliable assessment systems. Tools for determining a child’s status and progress include, but are not limited to, direct assessment, structured observations, checklists, staff or parent report measures, and portfolio records or work samples.
This webinar video recording portrays how Head Start and Early Head Start programs can work together with community partners to impact positive outcomes for families and children.
View this webinar to learn how leadership can create opportunities for intentional, interconnected PFCE practices that are linked to family outcomes and children's school readiness.
Strengthening Connections Across the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework's Program Foundations
In this webinar, we looked closely at how programs can connect the PFCE Framework's program foundations. These foundations include Program Leadership, Continuous Program Improvement, and Professional Development. View the webinar to find out how your Head Start or Early Head Start program can use these foundations to promote family engagement and child outcomes.
Explore the strategies that Early Education Services in Brattleboro, VT uses to engage fathers in their children's learning and development. In this Head Start and Early Head Start program, dedicated fathers learn from one another and make connections. They also learn to build a community that helps them fulfill their role as one of the most important people in their children's lives.
In this webinar, each of these Program Foundations will be brought to life through examples from Head Start and Early Head Start programs supporting successful transitions to school and after-school programs.