National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library
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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

Maryland Families Engage

This website was designed by Maryland State Department of Education to support early childhood providers in promoting family engagement. It includes resources, news, events, an early childhood engagement theoretical framework, and a 96-page toolkit (link to: https://marylandfamiliesengage.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/maryland-family-engagement-framework-toolkit.pdf) that provides concrete strategies for putting the theory into practice. The section on effective practices describes suggested activities and indicates the target ages, materials needed, costs, and considerations. The kit also includes a self-assessment and action plan template. Although geared to early childhood providers, the website and toolkit can be easily adapted to SAC and could serve as a SAC model for other states.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Family and Community Engagement
Parent support and education
Involvement and decision making
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Program Design and Management
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
Maryland State Department of Education
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Publication Date: 
2019