This video gives Head Start program staff strategies for partnering with families throughout the ERSEA process.
Parents and families are the first advocates for their children. They participate in decision-making and policy development at the program-level, and in their community and state. In the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework, Families as Advocates and Leaders is one of the seven family outcomes that impact child outcomes.
This webinar features parents of children with disabilities and their path to family advocacy.
New and experienced staff can watch this webinar series to learn how to support parents as advocates and leaders in programs and at home.
In this webinar, explore tools, resources, and ideas you can use to create a more culturally and linguistically responsive environment. Learn how it can help families engage in their child's early learning and step up as leaders.
In this webinar, explore tools, resources, and ideas you can use to build a father-friendly program. Learn how to create an environment that actively encourages fathers to engage with their child's learning and development.
In this webinar, explore parents’ tips on how to collaborate with staff in early childhood settings. Hear firsthand from parents who have developed confidence and leadership skills.
Find out how one program encourages parents to build their leadership and confidence skills. Learn how parents and staff can develop trusting relationships and partner to build on family and child strengths.
Explore this series to learn ways to support parents as advocates and leaders in your program and at home.