Partnering with parents is a critical element in educational environments. Bringing parents into the program's goals and daily routines help strengthen positive behaviors both inside and outside the classroom, and prime children for greater learning and responsiveness. As an educator, it’s important to connect with families to keep children on the path to growth.
With resources and tools from ExtendEd Notes, you can learn how experts recommend engaging with families, even across language and cultural spectrums. Our tools can help you create communication plans to encourage parent involvement in your program and their child’s learning, as well as give you ideas for how to include parents in your afterschool program itself.