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NYCDOE Presents Early Childhood Professional Learning Toolkit

August 12, 2021

The Office of Early Learning and the Council on Children and Families is honored to provide this final presentation for the P-3 Summer Institute 2021.

Join presenters from the New York City Department of Education’s Division of Early Childhood Education and Office of Equity and Access as they share a toolkit for professional learning focused on early childhood equity and identity. The toolkit contains a full day of professional learning activities along with facilitator tips and resources to support early childhood educators and leaders in discussing race, identity, and equity to improve their practice. This workshop will walk participants through the toolkit and provide background information about its development.

Omar Etman is the Coordinator of Multilingual Learning at the Division of Early Childhood Education within the NYC Department of Education, and Dru Collins-Minch is a Director for Educational Equity in the Office of Equity and Access for the NYCDOE.

All presentations for this year's P-3 Summer Institute are now available upon registration at no cost, including:

  • Dr. Junlei Li and Dr. Dana Winters - "Finding More Than One Way" and "The Power of Simple and Ordinary Interactions" with Dr. Beverly Falk and Dr. Lisa Kuh
  • Dr. Anael Alston - "A New Way of Envisioning P-3 Education? An Educator's Awakening and Insights"
  • September Gerety - "Predictable Transitions in Unpredictable Times"
  • Catherine Coons - "An Introduction to the Resource Guides for School Success: The Third Grade Early Learning Standards"
  • Sarah Hughes and Kyle Snow - "Introduction to the NYSED P-3 Instructional Guidance Toolkit"

This project is supported by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative (PDGB5), Grant Number 90TP005902, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.