Explore this collection of resources to learn ways to enhance relationships with parents who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). Directors, teachers, providers, and parents will find information and strategies to create an early childhood setting that is welcoming and inclusive, build staff professionalism, and engage all families in your program.
Partnering with Parents Who Identify as LGBT
Learn about ways to engage parents and guardians who identify as LGBT. Use this resource to create a welcoming and inclusive environment, build staff professionalism, and engage all families in your program.
A Checklist for Programs
Use this checklist to assess what your early childhood program is doing well to create a welcoming environment for all children and families. It will also help you identify opportunities to enhance your program.
Children's Books that Include Diverse Family Structures
Offer children an inclusive look at all kinds of families. Explore some of these great children's books to add to your program's library.
Resources about Diverse Family Structures
Expand your knowledge with the latest information and research about partnering with parents who identify as LGBT. Discover how to create inclusive early childhood settings.
Resource Type: Article
National Centers: Parent, Family and Community Engagement
Audience: Family Service Workers
Last Updated: November 3, 2020