You must know what families need and want before you can begin building a reciprocal and healthy bond and relationship with them: http://blog.kaymbu.com/2017/03/10/what-families-need-and-want/
One huge way to build relationships is through social media. The social media you choose must be professional in nature and informative to families. It must be relatable, engaging and something they can use: http://inservice.ascd.org/three-ways-to-connect-schools-and-families-through-social-media/
Another way to engage families and build relationships is through Parent Parties: http://inservice.ascd.org/parent-parties-teaching-and-learning-fun/
Parent parties must be organized and something families want to come to each month. It is a wonderful way to build relationships with families and get to know them even better.
What is one new way you can begin building relationships with your families for the new year?