In this webinar, each of these Program Foundations will be brought to life through examples from Head Start and Early Head Start programs supporting successful transitions to school and after-school programs.
See examples of how the Family, Infant, and Preschool Program (FIPP) in Morganton, NC relies on data to inform decision-making. Data is collected through observation, research, and bonds with families. Program leadership sets the tone with a pledge to ongoing improvement and staff development. Reflective practice in both staff and families provides the basis for shared goal setting and genuine partnerships.
A New Mexico Head Start Program describes – in this video- how prepares children and families for their transition to Kindergarten through strong partnerships.
Recommendations to assist Head Start, child care programs, and public libraries to partner and help meet the educational needs of young children and their families.
It is a staggering figure, but there are over 1.3 million homeless children in the United States alone. Teachers, family services staff and others who work with families and children will find America’s Invisible Children both informative and alarming. Join Joan Lunden as she looks at the dire state of homeless children and their struggles to get a basic education.
View this webinar to learn how leadership can create opportunities for intentional, interconnected PFCE practices that are linked to family outcomes and children's school readiness.
Explore the strategies that Early Education Services in Brattleboro, VT uses to engage fathers in their children's learning and development. In this Head Start and Early Head Start program, dedicated fathers learn from one another and make connections. They also learn to build a community that helps them fulfill their role as one of the most important people in their children's lives.
Watch this video for promising practices from a Head Start program for migrant families in San Luis Obispo, CA. Learn ways to foster strong relationships and partnerships between families and staff. Effective partnerships support parent-child connections, family well-being, and goal-setting.
Strategies used by a program to make families and communities support children’s school readiness.
Strengthening Connections Across the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework's Program Foundations
In this webinar, we looked closely at how programs can connect the PFCE Framework's program foundations. These foundations include Program Leadership, Continuous Program Improvement, and Professional Development. View the webinar to find out how your Head Start or Early Head Start program can use these foundations to promote family engagement and child outcomes.