Learn how programs can work with children and families remotely to promote learning and plan for transitions.
Explore this resource to learn the benefits of engaging families virtually and five evidence-based strategies for virtual family engagement. Use the tools to plan and develop an action plan for implementation.
Use any combination of these strategies to meet individual families’ needs and goals related to the outcomes in the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework.
When planning your year, assess which virtual engagement strategies work best for your program and families. Then, use the Virtual Engagement Planning Tool to develop your action plan.
Use the following tips to gather the information you need to begin planning virtual family engagement services. These tips also can help strengthen your current practices and support ongoing improvement.
Researchers have identified many benefits of virtual service delivery. The most common benefits are increased access and improved convenience and flexibility.
Explore how disability services coordinators can support virtual consultation across all program options. Learn to help educators conduct successful online visits with families.
Explore strategies and resources to plan individualized virtual home visits for all children and families. Learn about new resources available to assist with virtual learning and engagement.
Learn ways to plan and individualize virtual home visit and socialization activities with families. Explore effective virtual engagement practices. Discover resources to help your ongoing work with families.
Explore this resource to learn ways to lead online parent meetings and groups as an alternative approach to leading them in person.