National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement

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Welcome to the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (NCPFCE).  We are jointly administered by the Office of Head Start (OHS) and the Office of Child Care (OCC). NCPFCE supports family well-being, effective family and community engagement, and children’s school readiness.

Our partners include the Brazelton Touchpoints Center; Child Care Aware of America, Inc.; Center for the Study of Social Policy; and Child Trends.

We look forward to providing all early childhood providers with the highest quality resources, training, and technical assistance to enhance knowledge, skills, and practice in family engagement. 

Explore the NCPFCE portal to find information about our work related to relationship-based practice, school readiness, early learning, and measuring your program’s progress.

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Explore the Fatherhood Connection resource flash to enhance fatherhood engagement in your program. This resource provides early childhood staff with information that can be quickly applied in any early childhood settings. ​