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The Family Development Journal

The Family Development Program Journal is printed and distributed to families, early childhood educators, elementary school teachers and leaders, home visitors, pediatricians and other interested professionals to address important topics about child development and learning. It is written in family-friendly language and includes practical activities and learning strategies to support young children’s learning through play. Prior issues are integrated into many of the Family Development Program learning workshops and are available on line through these links.

Family Development Program: 25 Years Celebrating Families and Children

This special publication was produced to commemorate the Family Development Program’s 25th anniversary, connecting our heritage to our future.  It tells the story of how our work has come full circle and connects deeply to our roots.  Photos and brief descriptions chronicle the Family Development Program’s story from:  In the Beginning to A New Era - Going The Distance to Our Present and Our Future

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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