All child care staff of Department of Human Services certified child care providers that participate with Child Care Works (CCW) are required to take a minimum of one professional development training in Child Development annually.
“Cultural Consciousness and Awareness in the Early Childhood Field” will give participants an opportunity to engage in a conversation about the role cultural consciousness and awareness plays in the Early Childhood Education field. The instructor will provide a forum for respectful dialogue where participants can share their experiences with race and how it relates to their work with young children. The instructor will discuss the importance of family culture is integral to child development and will discuss strategies to include/maintain responsiveness to family cultural practices. Space will also be provided for self-reflection and group discussions about current teaching practice.
Instructors: Allison Hritz and Judy Graca
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
One event on February 24, 2023 at 1:00 pm
One event on March 10, 2023 at 1:00 pm
One event on March 24, 2023 at 1:00 pm