Family & Community Engagement

Follow-up Webinar: Finding and Enrolling Highest Need Children in Early Childhood Programs

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

Deepen your understanding of the enrollment pipeline in this follow up webinar. Reflect with your peers and discover next steps you will try next as your apply action learning to practice. 

This webinar was the follow-up to the More Than an MOU: Recruiting and Enrolling Children with High Needs workshop.

*When opening the link, make sure you have downloaded the Adobe Connect Application before viewing the recording.

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Innovations in Overcoming Enrollment and Attendance Barriers

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

1.5-Hour webinar that took place on April 9, 2018.

Families are eager to attend early learning programs. And yet…they register and may not enroll. They enroll and may not attend. How can we make connections with families that support strong continuous learning? Learn creative strategies tried and tested by the North Lawndale Innovation Zone to support families and schools meet enrollment and attendance goals.

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Sustaining Your Success is Like Eating an Elephant: One Bite at a Time

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

This webinar took place on May 7, 2018


Taking care of yourself is the first step to managing your success. Learn concrete strategies to alleviate fatigue by breaking down overwhelming tasks into small, tiny steps. We are in this together! Leverage your peers and find supports you need.

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A healthy meal is a start toward a bright future!

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

This webinar took place on April 18, 2018.

Programs are required to offer a nutritious breakfast and lunch in addition to snack. Participants will discuss nutritional education, explore sample menus and share ideas to be successful. What is a nutritious snack? What are the USDA guidelines? What are your policies? How might you provide regular, age-appropriate, nutrition education for children and their families?

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A Parent Reflects on Building Relationships with Teachers

Resource Type
Videos
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

Relationship building and ongoing communication enable teachers and families to develop a partnership that helps children succeed. Listen to one mother share how regular communication with her teacher changed how she supports and guides her child.

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Foundational Resources - Family Engagement

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Websites
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

Meaningful Family Engagement is based on the premise that parents, educators, and community members share responsibility for youth development.

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Illinois Families & School Success

Resource Type
Websites
Resource Category
Family & Community Engagement

The Illinois Families and School Success (IL-FSS) Web site is your gateway to evidence-based resources about ways families can be involved in the education and learning of their children in Title 1 programs, pre-K through high school.

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