Family and Child Education (FACE)
What is FACE?
The Little Singer FACE Program is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Please send completed applications to email@example.com
to help parents be the best, first teachers of their children
The new Early Childhood classroom is equipped to serve15 children ages 2.9 to 5 years old. The teacher and Co-teacher will implement the FACE Early Childhood Standards to help get preschoolers ready for kindergarten. Teachers receive staff development trainings conducted by National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL).
Parent and Child Time (PACT)
PACT occurs, either in the Early Childhood classroom or in K-3, if the child is in K-3. A special opportunity for parents/caretaker plays and work together on child directed activities in a supportive environment. The goal is to have the parent be their child's first and best teacher.
Implemented by a state certified teacher who receives professional development training from NCFL, to implement the center-based components, which includes meeting the adult education needs of the parents or caretaker. The adult education teacher assesses the unmet academic needs, strength, goals and interests of the adult learner.
Parent TimeTopics such as Parenting, family challenges, life skills, and healthy family practices are discussed. The Adult Ed. Teacher, Early Childhood teacher or other special guests will facilitate during Parent Time.
FACE Home-Base Program
Home-Base Visiting Program
The home-base home visiting program will take place virtually or home visits, practicing the CDC guidelines, by wearing face masks, and social distancing. Parent Educators are trained in the Parents as Teacher (PAT) Foundational Curriculum that supports the development of the four developmental domains of a growing child. Parent Educators provide support to families with children from prenatal to age 5. Monthly Family Circle meetings, periodic screenings utilizing Ages and Stages Questionnaire, and OAE hearing screening.
A national reading program for all enrolled children from birth to age 5, receive an age-appropriate book every month, while they are in the FACE program.
Goals of the FACE Program
• Increase family literacy
• Strengthen family-school community connections
• Promote the early identification and services to children with special needs
• Increase parent participation in their child's learning
• Support and celebrate the unique Dine' language and culture of our community
• Promote lifelong learning