Using the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework in Your Program:

Digital Markers of Progress

Track your program’s progress in promoting effective family engagement toward positive outcomes for families and children’s development and learning. The tool is informed by the OHS Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework and Performance Standards.

Read the Guide

Learn 3 important steps to take as you use this guide to assess and enhance PFCE practices in your program. Begin with a basic review of the OHS PFCE Framework and key terms and principles.

Read Guide

Assess Your Progress

Track your program's PFCE efforts in the 7 program Elements of the PFCE Framework. Generate PFCE Assessment reports to share your progress over time.

Assess Progress

Create an Action Plan

Use your findings to celebrate your program's successes and take steps to enhance your PFCE practices to reach positive goals for children and families.

Create Plan