Encouraging Family Engagement

Family time is important to a child’s learning and development. Explore how Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grantees are using innovative ways to engage busy families.

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 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. 

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.