Using Social Media to Engage Families

Explore this guide to learn how to reach diverse families through social media. Use the tips, resources, and planning tool to assess and inform how your program uses social media.

Using Social Media for Your Program

Dr. Bergeron sends a love note to a remote Alaskan Head Start program in her latest vlog. She also shares some strategies to get programs on social media and reminds them of a resource already at their disposal.

Improving Communication Skills

Explore best practices for how child care health consultants can maintain collaborative partnerships with early care and education programs.

Communication

Communication is at the heart of leadership and includes relationship-building. An effective communication system connects stakeholders, as well as the 10 Head Start management systems. Each person involved in the organization has something to contribute to the whole. This includes managers, teachers, parents, governing body members, and others. Communication is integral to building the relationships we need to work together toward success. As a leader, it is your responsibility to foster these relationships. You need to promote and model strong, positive communication among all stakeholders.

Communication

Discover resources that highlight the importance of effective internal and external communication and provide strategies for enhancing your communication system.

Session 8: Just Do It

This session focuses on the specialized activities and accommodations that can, during normal routines, be provided in inclusive settings to serve an infant or toddler with a significant disability. The session's approach is based on the belief that all staff members share the responsibility of ensuring that each child's specialized needs are met in a way that supports the child's development while nurturing relationships with the child and family.