Quality Rating 1: Family Conferences

Conference Schedule & Informing Families Statement

Daily communication is one way to build positive relationships with families, but family conferences help to strengthen those important connections. Conferences give you and families a chance to discuss a child’s development, progress, interests, background experiences, and other topics that support the child’s success.

This section guides you through reviewing, revising, or creating a written statement or policy that explains your program’s approach to family conferences or family communication. Family Child Care and Child Care Center programs will submit a statement about family conferences and include a conference schedule. School-Age Only programs will submit a communication policy.

Select the Requirements tab for information about the documentation you need to submit for your program type.

NOTE: There are no Family Conferences requirements for School-Age Only programs.