How do you create connections with families in your program? Do all your families feel welcome and valued? This workshop will allow participants to reflect upon their connections with families and learn strategies to create a more welcoming school environment.
Carrie Becker is an educational consultant who specializes in early childhood and special education. She has an undergraduate degree in elementary/special education and a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Carrie uses her 20+ years of experience working with children and families to design professional development workshops that inspire teachers to reflect upon and grow their teaching practices. She is passionate about creating environments that foster authentic learning experiences for both children and adults.
Introduction to Carrie
How do you make connections?
Current Engagement and Roadblocks
Ideas for Connections
What Research Tells Us
Accessible Family Involvement Article
Introduction to Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Edutopia 20 Tips for Developing Positive Relationships with Parents by Elena Aguilar