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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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Family reading home fire escape plan.
Home Fire Escape Plan
Safe Kids Worldwide
Create your own home fire escape plan ...
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graphic of title Fun Ideas for Family Engagement January
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, with an image of a smiling snowman wearing a scarf.
Winter Safety Tips
By Melissa Carey and Kimberly Anderson
Keep children healthy and safe this winter ...
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Girl looking sad sitting on bean bag chair.
Caring for Homeless Children (Tip Sheet)
National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness
As an early care and education provider, you may already be serving families with young children who are experiencing homelessness ...
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Little girl hugging a woman.
Give Every Child a Home At Head Start
Office of Head Start
If you know a family with young children who is experiencing homelessness, call a program in your area to find ...
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A woman sits with a child on her lap in an embrace in black and white
Determining a Family’s Homeless Situation
Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center
Goal One of the Maryland Early Childhood Family Engagement Toolkit states Family Engagement Initiatives Should Promote Family Well-Being.  Use this presentation ...
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