In this first webinar, hear about innovative examples of Head Start programs and community organizations joining forces to strengthen family well-being.
Strategies used by a program to make families and communities support children’s school readiness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find out how high quality professional development can be used to support staff’s use of effective PFCE practices.
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.
In this webinar, we looked at using data for continuous improvement can help strengthen your program’s PFCE practices. Explore how to help families make progress toward goals that support their children’s school readiness.