Making Real Change to Address Equity Issues in Early Childhood Education

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Making Real Change to Address Equity Issues in Early Childhood Education

Session for Early Ed. professionals that will offer NC and national perspectives on strategies used to address equity in ECE.

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Making Real Change to Address Equity Issues in Early Childhood Education

A high-quality virtual seminar brought to you by the North Carolina Institute for Child Development Professionals (NCICDP)

Oct. 21, 2022 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM EST

Join us as we learn about strategies both nationally and in NC to address Equity Issues in Early Childhood Education.

Dr. LaWanda Wesley will share specific strategies and information about the equity initiative work she led in Oakland, CA. In addition, we will hear from state leaders, Ariel Ford and Jenna Nelson, regarding equity initiatives here in NC, along with responses from NC Child Care providers Norma Honeycutt and Anna Mercer-McLean.

Part 1: Keynote Speaker- Dr. LaWanda Wesley- Child Care Resource Center Director of Government Relations of Early Learning- Oakland, CA.

Part 2: NC Policies, Programs & Initiatives to Support Equity in ECE & Responses

Presenters: Ariel Ford, Director, Division of Child Development and Early Education, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

Jenna Nelson, Executive Director, NC Early Education Coalition

Part 3: Equity Responses at the ECE Program Level

Hear from NC child care directors as they share responses to the national and state strategies from part 1 and 2 and what they are doing in their own programs to further address equity issues.

Presenters: Anna Mercer-McLean, Director of Community School for People Under Six, NCICDP Board Member

Norma Honeycutt, Executive Director of Partners in Learning Child Development and Family Resource Center and NCICDP Board Member

 

Registration Information

-The Webinar cost for ECE teachers, directors, family child care educators and ECE students is $10.00.

-The Webinar cost for all other ECE Professionals is $20.00.