Introduction to Cultural Competence: Awareness
Children from diverse backgrounds need to be in early learning environments that provide experiences that reflect their cultural backgrounds, which include family values and learning styles. This course is a beginning step to increasing awareness and understanding of culture and cultural competence. It focuses on defining culture, cultural conditioning and culturally responsive teaching and the role of engaging families. It is designed to be interactive and self-reflective. This course requires 1 hour of pre-coursework to be completed prior to participation.
Presenter: Bonnie Brumbeloe and Emily Kenyon, Early Childhood Specialists.
Date/Time: Session 1 - Wednesday, August 30th and Session 2 - Thursday, August 31st. Must attend both sessions.
Credit Hours: .5 CEU/5 DCDEE credits.
Pre-Registration is Required: Register online by clicking here.
Payment: Upon completion of the registration form above, click here to pay the fee for your training (if one is required).
You can also send your payment in with the CYP registration form. Payment must be received no later than Wednesday,
August 16th to confirm registration.