•  June 30, 2024
     6:00 am

Rebuilding Family Engagement (Moodle Course on APPLES Video #195)

Learning Level 1: Introductory/Awareness

Intended Audience – Administrators, ECSE/General Educators, Paraeducators, Family Members, Family Educators, Psychologists, Social Workers, SLPs, OT/PTs,

Description – In this Moodle course (based on an Apples Video), Antoinette Taylor, Exceptional Needs Consultant, introduces the Illinois Family Engagement Framework and the importance of families being an integral part of any early childhood program. Staff and families from McLean County Unit 5 early childhood programs in Bloomington, Illinois share their thoughts and perspectives on what family engagement means to them and how it impacts the quality of education and outcomes for young children. The goal of this APPLES episode is to encourage early childhood professionals to reflect on ways to build or rebuild family engagement using the Illinois Family Engagement Framework as a guide.

Continuing Education – This webinar will provide .75 contact hours for the following:

  • Educator License Renewal
  • CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 4
  • CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals

Full participation is required to receive a certificate.


  • Antoinette Taylor
    Dr. Antoinette Taylor holds a PhD in Pre/K – 12 Curriculum and Instruction and a Master of Science in Special Education. Dr. Taylor has over 30 years of experience in education. She focuses on services and policies by consulting with policy makers and professionals on behalf of the community of individuals with exceptional needs including the gifted and talented and those with mental health challenges. She was a keynote speaker at the 2020 Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children Growing Futures Conference, the 2019 Illinois Every Student Succeeds Act Conference, and the 2018 Illinois Birth to Third Continuity Project Conference.


Free Registration