In 2012, early childhood educators, policymakers, service providers, and community advocates came together to form the Maryland Family Engagement Coalition. The group developed Maryland's Early Childhood Family Engagement Framework for the state that was approved by the Maryland Early Childhood Advisory Council and State Board of Education the following year.
The mission of the Maryland Family Engagement Coalition is to support early care and education providers’ efforts toward increasing family engagement practices that improve outcomes for children, parents and families.
The vision of the Maryland Family Engagement Coalition is to create stronger partnerships, foster communication and develop best practices that will serve as a national model for connecting early care and education providers, parents, families, the community, state agencies, and beyond.
For more information, including upcoming meeting dates, please visit the new family engagement community hub website: marylandfamiliesengage.org