Strategies to Support and Engage Families Virtually

Five Virtual Family Engagement Strategies

The following five virtual family engagement strategies for programs were developed with best practices from the field and research1. Use any combination of these strategies to meet individual families’ needs and goals related to the outcomes in the Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework.

  1. Provide Virtual One-to-One Check-ins
  2. Maintain Ongoing and Two-way Communication with Families
  3. Use Online Lessons to Engage Parents to Support Learning and Skill Development
  4. Check in Virtually to Integrate Online Learning into Real-Life Contexts
  5. Create Virtual Spaces for Families to Connect and Build Community