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Spring Child Development Conference


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SPRING CHILD DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE - $45 - Dr. Tara Newman will lead the spring child development conference at AC in Lufkin on April 21. Her topic is “Teachers, Schools, and Families UNITE!: Maximizing Culturally Responsive Practices in Early Childhood.” Participants will (a) explore fundamental ideas about culture and cultural responsiveness; (b) identify way cultural values and behaviors affect student learning; (c) discuss the role of the early childhood teacher and center in promoting equity in education; (d) develop a variety of culturally responsive activities to implement in the classroom; (e) describe general ways that schools and families can support one another; and (f) generate a plan for successful home-school partnerships. Attendance at this conference will provide child care workers with .80 continuing education units (CEUs).

For more information or to register, call 936-633-5206.