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Effective family engagement can improve all aspects of a child’s development from birth throughout their school years. Maryland Families Engage provides resources designed for educators, child care providers, families, and community members alike to facilitate the best possible experiences for all children.

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Partnering with Families of Children Who Are Dual Language Learners
National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement
Support home languages and embrace families’ cultures and traditions ...
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Lunchbox Notes to Make your Child Smile
Cheer your children on, offer encouragement and make them smile even when you cannot be there in person with these ...
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MyPlate Guide to School Lunch (for families)
MyPlate Guide to School Lunch (for families)
U.S. Department of Agriculture
How does school lunch help families? ...
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Eight Tips for Reading Aloud to Children
Family Literacy Bag Materials for Educators
Melissa Carey, IDEALS Institute
Samples of family literacy bags for your program ...
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Back-To-School Family Engagement E-books
Back-To-School Family Engagement E-books
Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
Establish partnerships with parents and families on day one! ...
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Transitions Video (English)
Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
A provider partners with a father to ensure a smooth transition ...
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