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As part of the ERSEA Learning Community, we are providing you the opportunity to meet three times annually for peer-to-peer professional development and networking as well as to share resources. The intended audience is Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA) team members and specialists.

"Engaging the Family: Strategies for Boosting Participation in Head Start Programs"

Morning Session
Researchers from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State will present findings from a joint parent survey and focus group they conducted to learn how to best engage families in Head Start programming. Families from Early Head Start and Child Care Partnerships were queried.

Afternoon Session
Please welcome Rachel Pritchard, Great Start Systems Specialist, and Holly Wingard, Director, Training and Technical Assistance Systems, Early Childhood Investment Corp., as they present a session on family engagement at the next ERSEA Learning Community. Come prepared to hear new strategies and tips, and share those that have worked in your agencies.