Equity Symposium: Reaching Families Considered "Hard to Reach"

Participants will identify methods for engaging families in culturally responsive ways. Hands on strategies and techniques that ensures extending dignity and respect while avoiding the shaming and blaming often associated with deficit model thinking and practices will be presented.

Recommended prerequisite:  Dr. Shantel Meek laid the groundwork for all of these sessions during the Sharing A Vision conference (October 8, 2021).  Her session will be available to view for credit as a stand alone asynchronous session prior to the Equity Symposium sessions.  You can register for that session here:  https://www.cvent.com/d/zmqq4z

View the Symposium flyer

This webinar is in collaboration with Early Intervention Training Program, Early CHOICES, Illinois STAR NET, Early Childhood Professional Learning, Illinois Division of Early Childhood, Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children (IL-AECY), and the Pyramid Model Consortium.

Note: Approximately three weeks before the webinar, registrants will receive an email to confirm receipt of their registration request and important instructions that should be viewed prior to the day of the session.

Additional Info: Number of P.D. hours awarded 2.00 Educator License Renewal for ISBE
CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 3. Social/Emotional Development
IDFPR CE Credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT Professionals
Gateways to Opportunity credit in area(s) F. Family and Community Relationships
EI Credit in area(s) 2.0 Intervention

Audience
Administrators/Coordinators/Directors/Principals
Assistant Principals
Home Visitors
Occupational Therapists
Parent Educators/Family Specialists
Physical Therapists
School Psychologists
Social Workers
Speech/Language Pathologists
Teacher Assistants/Paraprofessionals
Teachers
Topic
DIV = Diverse Learners
FAM = Family & Community Engagement
Levels of learning
Introductory

Upcoming Sessions

Event ID Status Details Supporting Materials
STAR NET IV Open
4pm - 6pm

2-Hour Webinar

Instructor: Rosemarie Allen, PhD

This webinar is in collaboration with Early Intervention Training Program, Early CHOICES, Illinois STAR NET, Early Childhood Professional Learning, Illinois Division of Early Childhood, Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children (IL-AECY), and the Pyramid Model Consortium.

Please register with IL STAR NET IV.