Family literacy services
are defined as: “services that are of sufficient intensity in
terms of hours, and of sufficient duration, to make sustainable changes
in a family and that integrate all of the following activities:
(A) Interactive literacy
activities between parents and their children.
(B) Training for parents regarding how to be the primary teacher for
their children and full partners in the education of their children.
(C) Parent literacy training that leads to economic self-sufficiency.
(D) An age-appropriate education to prepare children for success in
school and life experiences.”
and Secondary Education Act (Even Start)
Head Start Act
Reading Excellence Act
Workforce Investment Act (Adult Education and Family Literacy Act)
Community Services Block Grant Act (CSBG)
ABC's of Family Literacy
(for parents) (PDF)
Family literacy-related resources
Core Resources for Parents
collection of presentations is for the Parents and Reading
The presentation can be download as a single file
or from the divided segments -