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Family Engagement Toolkit


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  • SSIP Phase

    SSIP Phase III

A toolkit of resources developed and informed by the work of the Family Outcomes Cross-State Learning Collaborative (CSLC) through the National Center for Systemic Improvement (NCSI) to support Early Intervention (EI) system leaders in using and implementing recommendations from the HHS/ED Joint Policy Statement on Family Engagement: From the Early Years to the Early Grades

September 2019


Family Engagement Toolkit: Contents


  1. HHS/ED Policy Statement on Family Engagement: From the Early Years to the Early Grades
  2. Policy Statement Reference Guide (Google drive link)
  3. PowerPoint Presentations:
    1. Local Part C Early Intervention Programs (Google drive link)
    2. State Part C Early Intervention Agencies (Google drive link)
  4. Family Engagement Webinars
    1. PFCE Framework Webinar Series
    2. Engaging Families and Creating Trusting Partnerships to Improve Child and Family Outcomes
  5. Policy Statement Infographics:
    1. Overview of the Toolkit Infographic
    2. Recommendations for Supporting Family Engagement Infographic
  6. HHS/ED Family Engagement Frameworks:
    1. The Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework
    2. The Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships
  7. Vignettes and Examples of State Work
    1. State examples of policies, procedures, and practices that support family engagement
    2. Family Outcomes CSLC Road Map Infographic
  8. Additional family engagement resources


Additional Family Engagement Resources


From the Policy Statement:

“The resources included here are examples provided as resources for the reader’s convenience. The list is not exhaustive. The following resources can be used, adopted or adapted by States, lead agencies for early intervention and child care, LEAs, and schools and community-based early childhood programs to develop and implement family engagement practices. The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of outside information provided. Further, the inclusion of information or websites do not reflect their importance, nor is it intended to endorse any views expressed, or products or services offered.”


Family Engagement Frameworks


Federally Funded Technical Assistance Resources


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