National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Event

7/31/2013 2 – 3:30 EDT

Please join the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement NCPFCE for a lively webinar! Find out how program leadership can connect PFCE practices to support family outcomes and childrens school readiness. These practices are rooted in the Office of Head Start PFCE Framework.

This is the second webinar in a new series from NCPFCE, Understanding How Program Foundations Work Together to Strengthen Parent, Family, and Community Engagement.

Learn how to:

  • Encourage staff members to take on different roles to support PFCE practices
  • Engage all staff members in using data to guide PFCE practices
  • Create policies, practices, and program environments that encourage and reward PFCE
  • Build a culture of trust and encourage staff to learn from successes and challenges


  • Kiersten Beigel, Family and Community Partnerships Specialist, Office of Head Start
  • Brandi Black Thacker, Director of Training and Technical Assistance, NCPFCE
  • Mindy Zapata, Director of Early Head Start and Head Start, Southwest Human Development
  • Elizabeth Nichols, Site Director, Project Eagle

The webinar will be moderated by Christine Patton, Senior Research Analyst at Harvard Family Research Project.

Who Should Participate?

This webinar will benefit an array of audience members, including: Head Start and Early Head Start directors, managers, and parent leaders; T/TA providers; and early childhood leaders who are trying to improve family and child outcomes.

How to Register

Select the link to register for the webinar:


If you have questions or concerns, contact NCPFCE by email at or call 1-855-208-0909 toll-free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT.

Source: Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center

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