Engaging Families with Social Media

An important step in creating successful family engagement programs is meeting families where they are. And where are they? Research shows that the majority of them are on social media, not just reading the latest neighborhood gossip, but looking for parenting information. Social media can be an effective vehicle for engaging busy families. This course describes a variety of social media platforms, defines common social media terms, provides tips for using social media when engaging families, shares some dos and don'ts, and more. This course aligns with CDA Subject Area 4, and it is worth 0.4 CEU's.