Partnerships that Foster Development and Learning

Learn how to work alongside families to support children’s ongoing development and learning through everyday interactions and experiences. Use this module in professional development settings.

Building Partnerships with Families Series

The goal of parent and family engagement is to work with families to build strong and effective partnerships. Explore these three resources to learn ways to strengthen relationships with families.

Family Engagement

Family engagement is a collaborative and strengths-based process through which early childhood professionals, families, and children build positive and goal-oriented relationships.

PFCE Interactive Framework

The Office of Head Start (OHS) Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework is a road map for progress. It is a research-based approach to program change. It is designed to help Head Start programs achieve outcomes that lead to positive and enduring change for children and families.

Partnering with Families

This in-service suite describes ways to work in partnership with families in order to facilitate ongoing child assessment.

Family Engagement and School Readiness

Learn how meaningful family engagement contributes to children's school readiness and healthy development. School readiness is the process of early learning when children gain the skills and attitudes to learn and thrive in school.