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Location: Hyde Park

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 2

Cost: Free

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Ann Traverso Moore
(802) 535-8695

Talking with Families About Diversity Deb Norris

Special Topics: Advanced Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: VTAEYC
Instructor: Michelle Richling

We will discuss the importance of communicating with families about diversity. We will learn to recognize our own implicit and explicit biases and how this may impact not only our interactions with families and children but the way in which we view or understand a child’s behavior. We will discuss a framework of communication with families about uncomfortable topics, including how to prepare, welcome diverse perspectives, and cultivate a positive and supportive partnership with all families.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Professionalism & Ethical Practice
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
September 7, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

This training was designed especially for Vermont Early Childhood Networks (VECN) members. However, there remains space for others to join us, and we are now opening it up to the general ECE community.