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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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Announcements

Thursday, June 22, 2017, 3-4 p.m., EDT: In this final webinar, find out how staff can partner with fathers to best support children’s school readiness.

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 3-4 p.m., EDT: In this second webinar, discover ways to support fathers in your program through effective community partnerships.

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 3-4 p.m., EDT: In this first webinar, consider what fathers experience when they walk into an early childhood program.

Highlighted Tools

Practice partnering with families

Practice partnering with families in a safe virtual environment. Learn to make intentional choices about what to discuss with family members and how to respond to their feedback. This simulation is recommended for all early childhood professionals.

Fatherhood

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.

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Practice partnering with families in a safe virtual environment.

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. ​