Watch this video series that shows innovative approaches to engagement.
Watch this video for tips that programs can use to bring families together and build a strong sense of community. Sheltering Arms Educare Program in Atlanta, GA shares real-life experiences from their Head Start/Early Head Start program. Discover ways for parents to share experiences and build connections that improve family well-being and contribute to better outcomes for children.
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.
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.
Strategies used by a program to make families and communities support children’s school readiness.
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.
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.
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.
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.