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Families as Advocates and Leaders

PFCE Framework NavigationProgram LeadershipProfessional DevelopmentContinuous Learning and Quality ImprovementProgram EnvironmentFamily PartnershipsTeaching and LearningCommunity PartnershipsAccess and ContinuityFamily Well-BeingPositive Parent-Child RelationshipsFamilies as Lifelong EducatorsFamilies as LearnersFamily Engagement In TransitionsFamily Connections to Peers and CommunityFamilies as Advocates and LeadersChild OutcomesPositive and Goal Oriented RelationshipsEquity, Inclusiveness, and Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness

Parents and families advocate for their children and take on leadership roles in Head Start and Early Head Start. They participate in decision-making, policy development, and organizing activities in communities and states to improve children's safety, health, development, and learning experiences.

To learn more, download the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework.

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Topic:School Readiness

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Last Updated: August 7, 2018