Family Engagement and Ongoing Child Assessment

The partnership between parents and Head Start staff is fundamental to children’s current and future success and their readiness for school. This relationship ensures success when staff understand the value of information and how to share such information effectively, and when they have the attitudes and skills that support genuine partnerships. This set of documents outlines how information that programs collect about children’s learning and development can be used with families. These documents identify specific strategies that support the development of staff-parent relationships, and provide specific guidance to staff on sharing information with families.

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Last Updated: February 8, 2018