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

The Family Development Program actively partners with other statewide programs and collaboratives to develop mutually supportive professional development and services for building a continuum of learning, cradle to career.

  • Decade of the Child
  • Early Childhood Action Network (ECAN) as Prior Advisory Appointment by Lt. Governor
  • Generation Justice
  • New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children (NMAEYC)
  • New Mexico Child Abuse Prevention Partnerships (NMCAPP)
  • New Mexico Early Childhood Community (nmecc.org)
  • New Mexico Early Childhood Development Partnership (NMECDP)
  • New Mexico Office of Child Development, Children Youth and Families Department
  • New Mexico School Leadership Institute (NMSLI)
  • SHARE New Mexico (sharenm.org)
  • UNM Center for Development and Disability, Early Childhood Learning Network (CDD)
  • UNM Continuing Education, Early Childhood Services Center (ECSC)
  • UNM Cradle to Career Policy Institute
  • Wonder of Learning Exhibit and Professional Development Outreach Planning Team

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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