Tue, Jan 11

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Zoom

Creating Spaces of Belonging: An Equity & Diversity Professional Development Book Club

Creating Spaces of Belonging: An Equity & Diversity Professional Development Book Club

Time & Location

Jan 11, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Zoom

About the Event

As early childhood practitioners, we should never underestimate the power and influence we have on shaping the lives of children and families. Learning to recognize the eco-social context of culture, language, identity and its influence on the values, beliefs, child rearing practices and expectations of families and program staff in terms of child development, social-emotional well-being, inclusiveness, and classroom practices. It is important that we examine our feelings, attitudes, sensitively, with open heart and mind to counteract successive generations of children experiencing bias and inequality.

Details:

  • January 11th, 18th, & 25th from 6-7:30pm
  • Virtual on Zoom
  • Regular Price: $50 (includes NAEYC membership!)
  • COAEYC Member Price: $20

This course includes brief but powerful reading assignments outside of class time (two (2) articles per session for a total of six (6) articles), reflective homework assignments, and 4.5 hours of Zoom time with the instructor and cohort. Participants will earn 10 clock hours upon completion of the course. YOU MUST ATTEND ALL THREE SESSIONS AND COMPLETE ASSIGNMENTS TO RECEIVE A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION.