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

The Family Development Program gives time and leadership to engage with other local early childhood leaders and educators to develop collective impact strategies that further all of our goals for young children and their families.

  • Bernalillo County Early Childhood Accountability Partnership (ECAP)
  • ABC Community Schools Partnership
  • Bernalillo County Home Visiting Task Force
  • City of Albuquerque Child Development Programs 
  • APS Early Childhood Collaborative
  • STRIVE and New Mexico Network for Educational Renewal
  • UNM Community Engagement Center
  • Youth Development Inc.
  • New Mexico Women, Infants and Children Sites (WIC) 
  • Mission: Graduate

Contact Us

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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