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In pursuit of equity: From awareness to action virtual summit
In Pursuit of Equity: From Awareness to Action
A One-Day Virtual Summit
Friday, September 9th, 2022, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Join us for a one-day virtual summit to extend upon the 2021 DEC/ECTA Equity Series (sessions archived here). We will begin the day with Ki Gross from Woke Kindergarten; then Carla Shalaby, author of Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School; and Deaf educator Akilah English of the Maryland School for the Deaf to wrap. We will meet in small groups between sessions to discuss and plan for how we will move from awareness to action this academic year. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Sign Up for the Attendee List Here*
The In Pursuit of Equity Series, including the Virtual Summit, is facilitated by Sheresa Boone Blanchard, PhD and Jen Newton, PhD. The series is sponsored by Division for Early Childhood (DEC) and Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA). Learn more about DEC & ECTA.
*All attendees will receive access to the event recording. If you are interested in receiving the event recording only, you'll be able to make a note on the sign up page to let us know!
Wellness for educators - Time for self
Mid-day wellness hour designed to help you develop simple daily practices that prevent burnout to help create a work/life balance.
About this event
"Wellness for Educators - Time for Self"
Often ignored but totally necessary, self-care is any action or behavior that helps a person avoid health problems. Self-care also helps us better our mental and physical health through better self-esteem, stress management, and overall well-being. These behaviors help provide balance in an increasingly overstimulating world. Self-care forms an essential part of a lifestyle that keeps us healthy, happy, and more in tune with our minds and bodies.
About the workshop:
This mid-day wellness hour designed to help you develop simple daily practices that prevent burnout to help create a work/life balance. Each session will explore the benefits of gentle Yoga, Mindfulness, Breathing and Relaxation techniques as a self-care practice within and beyond the demands of the classroom.
These session will be offered once a month until the end of the calendar year. Check out other dates as you are required to register for each and every one of them.
About the Presenter:
Tanya Porter is the founder and Living Arts Director of The Inner Space, teaching classical yoga, mindfulness and meditation to both children and adults for over 25 years. She teaches for the Worry Buster Program at the Markham Stouffville Hospital, and leads workshops in private, corporate, and educational settings.
This sessions will be facilitated online via Zoom and you will receive a link the day before the session takes place.
For more information about this training and other professional development and training opportunities offered by York Region, please visit our Eventbrite Page or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Early childhood education information session (diploma program)
Learn about a career in Early Childhood Education and upcoming diploma and certificate programs.
About this event
We'll discuss upcoming programs at NSCECE, answer questions, and guide you through the application process.
Focused conversation about our ECA (Early Childhood Assistant) program that can be completed online, in the evening, over nine months.
Accelerated ECE (Early Childhood Educator) programs that allow you to earn your diploma in 12 or 16 months.
PLAR: Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) allows the knowledge, skills, and attitudes you have already gained through on-the-job training, formal education, and life experience to be assessed and counted as credit toward your ECE program.
We're currently accepting applications for 2022.
More info at https://www.nscece.com/programs