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ERIC Number: EJ945698
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-1068-6177
Accessible Family Involvement in Early Childhood Programs
Morrison, Johnetta W.; Storey, Pamela; Zhang, Chenyi
Dimensions of Early Childhood, v39 n3 p21-26 2011
Family involvement in early childhood classrooms benefits children, school staff, and families. The development of a strong relationship between early childhood programs and families is a critical component of developmentally appropriate practices. What strategies enable families to be full and active participants in their young children's educations? This article presents an early childhood family involvement model that has Epstein's six types of involvement--parenting, communicating, volunteering, learning at home, decision making, and collaborating with the community.
Southern Early Childhood Association. P.O. Box 55930, Little Rock, AR 72215. Tel: 800-305-7322; Fax: 501-227-5297; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A