Parent, Family, and Community Engagement training is important to all staff, but their professional development will focus uniquely around their roles in the program.
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:
- Guskey, T.R. (2000). "Evaluating Professional Development." Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.
- The Teacher-Parent Relationship: Using Professional Development to Improve Family and Community Engagement Webinar
- The Unsolved Challenge of System Reform: The Condition of the Frontline Human Services Workforce [PDF, 238KB]
- Classroom Family Engagement Rubric [PDF, 207KMB]
- Professional-Development-to-Go: Family and Community Partnerships
- ACF-IM-HS-12-05 Head Start and Early Head Start Relationship-Based Competencies for Staff and Supervisors who Work With Families
- Head Start and Early Head Start Relationship-Based Competencies for Staff and Supervisors Who Work with Families [PDF, 1.3MB]. Also available in Spanish (español) [PDF, 1.9MB].
- Head Start and Early Head Start Relationship-based Competencies: Professional Development Assessment
- Fall 2 Fall Series: Advancing Family Engagement through Professional Development in Family Services
- Family Services Career Central
- PFCE Framework Webinar Series: Understanding How Program Foundations Work Together to Strengthen PFCE—Prioritizing Professional Development
Last Reviewed: January 2017
Last Updated: January 24, 2017