Free Webinar: Engaging Families and Creating Trusting Partnerships to Improve Child and Family Outcomes

Enhancing Trusting Partnerships at the Systems and Practice Levels: 
Reciprocal Opportunities for Professionals and Families


Thursday, April 20, 2017
3:004:00 pm EDT


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Join the Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center and the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) for the second session in a four-part webinar series. The series aims to help early intervention (EI) and early childhood special education (ECSE) systems leaders build staff capacity and work with families to develop trusting partnerships. In the second session, staff from ECTA, DaSy, and guest presenters will focus on the nature of trusting partnerships among professionals and families. This series will run monthly through June 2017.


Topics for the webinar include:

  • The six research-based partnership principles
  • A review of the practices that professionals and families should demonstrate when implementing the principles
  • Tools for measuring partnerships and family engagement



  • Staff from the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement
  • Early Childhood Partners from Iowa


Who Should Participate?
This webinar will benefit an array of audiences, including: EI/ECSE state staff (e.g., Part C and 619 coordinators, professional development and technical assistance staff), EI/ECSE family leaders, and IDEA State Interagency Coordinating Council and State Advisory Panel representatives; and Head Start, Early Head Start, and child care national and state leaders; and other early childhood leaders and stakeholders committed to strengthening family-staff collaboration in programs that serve young children with developmental delays and disabilities, and their families.


How to Register
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To learn more, please contact the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center at or call 919-962-2001.