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ALSC Webinar - Nurturing Empathy through Culturally-Inclusive Youth Programming

FREE -Multicultural literacy is instrumental in solving our most pressing problems, and must be an essential aspect of early childhood education and youth services programming. This presentation provides guidance on how to incorporate cultural diversity into library storytime programs. Additionally, attendees will be provided with a variety of multimedia resources to guide them through the process of high-quality material selection.

10/9/2017
When: 3:00 PM
Where: Online
United States
Contact: Kristen Figliulo
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Nurturing Empathy through Culturally-Inclusive Youth Programming

Part 1 - Monday, 10/2/2017
  • 3:00 PM (Eastern)
     
    Part 2 - Monday, 10/9/2017
    • 3:00 PM (Eastern)

Multicultural literacy is instrumental in solving our most pressing problems, and must be an essential aspect of early childhood education and youth services programming. This presentation provides guidance on how to incorporate cultural diversity into library storytime programs. Additionally, attendees will be provided with a variety of multimedia resources to guide them through the process of high-quality material selection.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand and be able to articulate the urgency of and need for incorporating multicultural education as part of the library’s early learning programming.
  • Be able to employ a series of best practices when designing and delivering multicultural youth library programs.
  • Be able to locate and identify contemporary, relevant and age-appropriate resources and materials to be used in planning culturally-inclusive programs.

Who Should Attend

Teachers, librarians, and caregivers serving preschool-aged children.

Instructor

Marianne Rodriguez Dolce has been a youth services advocate for over eight years serving in public libraries and most currently as a school media specialist. The focus of her education and career has been centered on multicultural literacy, and bilingual library programming and service.

Registration

Cost

ALSC is offering this webinar free of charge. During the webinar presentation, due to platform capacity, only the first 100 attendees to log in will be able to access the free webinar. However, all registrants will receive a direct link to the webinar archive post-webinar.

How to Register

Click here to register for this webinar.

Tech Requirements

computer, internet access

Contact

Kristen Figliulo
ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education
(800) 545-2433 ext. 4026

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