Family Garden

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT

WHAT IS FAMILY ENGAGEMENT?

Genuine strengths-based relationship between families, programs, and the community sharing responsibility to support the positive development of children and families.

 

  1. Families are engaged in regular, two-way communication.

  2. All families have the capacity to support their child and are respected for their individual strengths.

  3. Families are honored as the expert and first and most influential teacher of their child.

  4. Partnerships with families are based on mutual trust, respect and appreciate for individual cultures, values, and languages.

  5. Families are invited to actively participate and are include in goal setting/decision-making for their child.

WHY IS FAMILY ENGAGEMENT IMPORTANT?

Family engagement helps kids feel connected to their caregivers, family and community. Kids who are connected feel safe, secure, and supported. Connected children can, grow, learn, and thrive! Family engagement helps parents and other caregivers feel connected to their children and community. 

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT IN CHILD CARE FACILTIES

Family engagement helps kids feel connected to their caregivers, family and community. Kids who are connected feel safe, secure, and supported. Connected children can, grow, learn, and thrive! Family engagement helps parents and other caregivers feel connected to their children and community. 

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT FOR FAMILIES

Family engagement helps kids feel connected to their caregivers, family and community. Kids who are connected feel safe, secure, and supported. Connected children can, grow, learn, and thrive! Family engagement helps parents and other caregivers feel connected to their children and community.