Exploring Family Engagement with Debbie Mays
An interview with Debbie Mays, a family child care provider in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and a member of NAFCC.
Learn from veteran family child care provider, Debbie Mays, about how to create more authentic relationships with kids and their families. In this webinar, we’ll learn about the ways that Debbie structures children’s days in family child care, how she works with families to cater to each child’s learning and development, and strategies she has used to increase parent engagement in the family child care setting.
- To understand more about the family child care setting and hear from a long-time family child care provider about how she structures her children’s days
- To acquire activity ideas and strategies that can be used to engage families
- To learn about the resources available to family child care programs
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