Highest Quality Early Childhood Development through Honoring Relationships Rooted in Equity and Social Justice

  • Play is essential for early learning.
  • Every child, teacher and family is strong, competent and resourceful.
  • Learning requires active engagement.
  • Family and cultural diversity enrich the learning process.
  • The strengths of community shape opportunities for learning.
  • Learning is life-long and can be fueled by joy.
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Family Development Program
A Center for Excellence in Early Learning
MSC 06-3630
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
phone: 505.277.5800
email: fdp@unm.edu

About Us

“When as educators we expect to make profound changes in our students’ lives, we haven’t the right to begin without their parents at our side.” - Dr. Maria Chavez, Founder

The Family Development Program (FDP) is a community-based outreach program of the University of New Mexico’s College of Education.

 

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