Strategic Plan

Strategy 3.1

Provide families with tools and information to support their children’s interests, healthy development, and learning.

3.1.1   Conduct culturally responsive public awareness campaigns about the importance of brain development in early childhood and the benefits of high-quality early environments and conditions that lead to safe, stable, and nurturing relationships.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

3.1.2   Maintain the Kansas Quality Network website and list family leadership opportunities in a single online location.
State agency led tactic.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

3.1.3   Invest in opportunities for family peer-to-peer support and information sharing through investments and programs such as Kansas’ Supporting You Peer-to-Peer Network.
State agency led tactic.

3.1.4   Provide unique opportunities for families to engage with providers in their communities through events such as community baby showers, health fairs, and back-to-school nights.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

3.1.5   Use clear language and design, as well as accessibility best practices and standards, to make it easier to navigate state agency websites and access resources and information.