Family Engagement Outcomes
Family Connection to Peers and Community
Parents and families form connections with peers and mentors in formal or informal social networks that are supportive, educational, and enhance social well-being and community life.
To learn more, download the Office of Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework in English [PDF, 2.1MB] and Spanish (español) [PDF, 1.6MB]. Note: NCPFCE is in the process of revising this resource to reflect changes in the 2016 Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS).
OHS PFCE Framework
Select a topic below to learn about the PFCE Framework:
- Cochran, M., & Niego, S. (2002). Parenting and social networks. In M. H. Bornstein (Eds.), Handbook of parenting, Volume 4: Social conditions and applied parenting (2nd ed., pp. 123-148). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates [PDF, 5.3MB]
- Understanding Family Engagement Outcomes: Research to Practice Series Family Connections to Peers and Community [PDF, 1MB]
- Understanding Family Engagement Outcomes: Family Connections to Peers and Community [PDF, 1MB]
- Preparing and Supporting Diverse, Culturally Competent Leaders: Practice and Policy Considerations
- Parent and Family Stories
- Bringing Families Together: Building Community (Best Practices in Family and Community Engagement Video Series)
- Understanding Family Engagement Outcomes: Family Connections to Peers and Community [PDF, 1 MB].
Last Reviewed: January 2017
Last Updated: January 24, 2017