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The CARES Framework for Building Family Engagement: A Guide for Early Education Leaders

Developed by Dr. Jenni Torres, EVP and Chief Academic Officer at, the CARES family engagement framework encourages educators to listen to families, recognize specific community needs, and use an asset-based mindset.

Download your free copy of this e-book to unpack:

  • A comprehensive guide to CARES, including the research that drives it
  • The five most important priorities for centering your family engagement initiatives
  • Actionable tips for cultivating a supportive school environment
  • How a partnership with Waterford can fuel success