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Creating inclusive communities: Responding to children’s questions about di...

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5907 Martin Luther King Junior Way South

Seattle, WA 98118

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This workshop will provide families and educators with a framework for anti-bias education and practical tips on how to respond to children’s comments and questions about differences, how social identity develops in young children and beyond, and how to have courageous conversations about potentially challenging topics.

This workshop will be led by Debbie LeeKeenan.

Debbie LeeKeenan is an early childhood consultant, lecturer, and author. She was director of the Eliot-Pearson Children’s School at Tufts University from 1996 to 2013. In addition to being a faculty member in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, she was a member of the early childhood faculty at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her publications include co-author of Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs: A Guide for Change with Louise Derman-Sparks and John Nimmo, and contributing author to Proactive Parenting: Guiding Your Child from Two to Six. For more information about Debbie’s work and resources see her website www.antibiasleadersece.com.

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