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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!

RESOURCES


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Family Engagement: What Is It and What Does it Look Like?

Child Care Aware
Effective family engagement promotes trust, encouragement, and caring that affects ...
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Different Perspectives Video (English)

Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
Watch this short video to see an example of working ...
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Summer Learning Fun! Tips for Parents and Caregivers

National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment

School may be out for the summer, but your child's ...
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EVENTS

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NEWS

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Research Shows the First Five Years Are Stressful—for Preschool Teachers

By Julie Scharper, Johns Hopkins University School of Education
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Sensory and Touch, Never Too Much!

By Sonali Saraf, VISTA
Educational expert and leader Dr. Rosemarie Allen sits at the bottom of a slide on a playground.

2019 Maryland Family Engagement Summit

Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
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