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When it comes to family engagement, it’s never too early to ENGAGE, CONNECT AND LEARN.

The Maryland Families Engage website was designed to help build a community of support for those who care for and work with young children. Our database of resources contains links to child development, family engagement initiatives, research, and more. You can sort these resources by topics and locations, and then share your findings with families, friends, or colleagues.

Have an event you’d like to promote to early care and education providers, parents, and families? Found a great resource you’d like to share with others? Feel free to submit your events or resources through the links on the appropriate pages.

We invite you to visit the Maryland Families Engage website often to share resources and help promote school readiness, positive parent-child relationships, and the benefits of family engagement!


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Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: January

By Stephanie Turnbach and Kimberly Anderson
Cozy up to early learning experiences this winter! ...
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Winter Safety Tips

By Melissa Carey and Kimberly Anderson
Keep children healthy and safe this winter ...
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Super Toolkit Boy

Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
By day, he's a preschooler. By naptime, he's super sleepy ...
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Sun Jan 19

Frozen Fest

Celebrate winter in this fun, wintry event. Read More
Sat Jan 25

Chinese New Year Celebration

Celebrate Chinese culture Read More
Sat Jan 25

Full STEAM Ahead! 3rd Annual Regional Early Childhood Education Summit

Join us for this year’s theme, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Read More
Mon Jan 27

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Language and literacy fun for young children Read More


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Three little girls sitting on the floor with stuffed animals.

Support for Homeless Families: All it Takes is a Little Hope

By Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
HOPE For All serves children and families in Anne Arundel ...
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Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

By Nancy Baker, ChildMode
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The Top Five Websites for Young Children to Participate in MLK Day

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
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