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Family Engagement


Event Description

Engaging families is critically important to the care and education of children. It is much more than families volunteering in the program or including them in fundraisers. Engaging families and maintaining open lines of communication is the essential to building rapport and cementing relationships. Come to this session to explore the importance of family engagement and to gain new ideas for how to engage and maintain these key relationships!


Sessions / Training Location Info


Session Being Hosted At:
YWCA of Northwest Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral - 1018 Jefferson Ave. Toledo Lucas (directions)

Session Being Hosted At:
YWCA of Northwest Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral - 1018 Jefferson Ave. Toledo Lucas (directions)

Instructor(s)

Erin Holleran

Event Information

Contact Hours 6.00
Training approved for OA-L1
OA-L2
Registration deadline Jul 13, 2019
Number of open seats 2
Event Owner YWCA Child Care Resource and Referral
Sponsor Phone (419) 255-5519

Topic Areas

Target Audience Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care
Age Groups related to content Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers
Core Knowledge Area
Child Development Associate Area To establish positive and productive relationships with families
Early Learning and Development Standards
Assessment Type Reflection
Journal
Individual activity

Objectives

Objective: Define family dynamic
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Impact of Culture, Community and Family Systems
 
Competency: 1.2 Recognizes the ever-changing nature of families (i.e., socioeconomic status, culture, religion, and family structure).
Objective: Establish positive relationships to build partnerships
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Supporting Family Connections
 
Competency: 1.1 Acknowledges the value of family and community partnerships within children's learning environment.
Objective: Communicate effectively
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Positive Family-Professional Relationships
 
Competency: 2.3 Works to present communication in the primary language of the parents utilizing various sources and technology.
Objective: Identify challenges and create solutions for family engagement
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Positive Family-Professional Relationships
 
Competency: 2.5 Implements effective problem-solving and/or conflict resolution strategies as needed, using outside supports such as interpreters as appropriate.
Objective: Identify and classify forms of family engagement
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Supporting Family Connections
 
Competency: 1.2 Identifies the community resources and services* available to support children and families.
Objective: Describe strategies to encourage family engagement
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Positive Family-Professional Relationships
 
Competency: 2.1 Provides a family communication system where families can find information on educational materials, daily activities, schedules, etc., through a variety of means and makes this information accessible to all family members regardless of technology, reading and language differences.
Objective: Identify strategies to encourage community agencies and organizations to partner with ECE programs
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Supporting Family Connections
 
Competency: 3.1 Establishes partnerships between families, early childhood programs, and communities.
Objective: Assess program practices related to family engagement
 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Supporting Family Connections
 
Competency: 3.3 Collaborates with families and communities to identify and research possible solutions for unmet needs.

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