Family Engagement

Transition to Kindergarten: Partnering with Families and Schools

Strengths-based attitudes and relationship-based practices are key when a program is preparing children and families to transition from Head Start to a receiving public school. It is even more critical when preparing families whose child has been receiving special developmental services and has an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Explore this simulation to practice applying strengths-based attitudes and relationship-based practices. Discover what is needed in relationship-building between a Head Start coordinator and a receiving public school special education team leader.

Last Updated: November 1, 2019