Your kids’ success in their child care and early learning environments begin with relationships: parent-child and parent-provider or parent-teacher. Each relationship is key to your child’s early development and learning because, within relationships, we build trust and confidence in each other, and we create safe, honest spaces.


The foundation of a positive parent-provider and parent-teacher relationship is two-way communication – and making it a priority. Here’s what you can do:


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  • Find out the best time and the best way of contacting your child’s provider or teacher
  • Be as respectful of their time as you would have them be of yours
  • Attend any family events and parent-teacher conferences that you can
  • Ask questions
  • Be honest
  • Don’t wait until something escalates to talk about it
  • Be responsive to their communications