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Posted on: April 4, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Early Childhood Professional Training


Including All of Us: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Early Childhood Training for Early Childhood Professionals

Including All of Us is an intensive training to provide an opportunity for child care professionals to learn about issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in early childhood. Including All of Us includes group content, where early childhood professionals can explore their own beliefs, worldviews and understanding of issues surrounding diversi-ty. Participants learn about ways they can incorporate anti-bias education into their work with young children and create environments of equity for all children. 

Ensuring that child care environments are high quality, equitable and inclusive will help build and nurture social emotional competencies and prepare children for success in school and in life. Including All of Us provides an opportunity for teachers to practice self-reflection and develop an awareness that will have a positive impact on their teaching, child care skills, and family interactions. 

This in-person, free program is six hours in length and can be taught in one six-hour session or two, three-hour sessions. The program is approved in the MiRegistry system and completion certificates are available.

This highly interactive workshop will teach:

  • Understanding the importance of identity, and culture
  • Understanding values and your own worldview
  • Definition and identification of anti-bias education
  • Strategies to support and engage families
  • Development of tools and strategies to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Cultural competency

For more information or to schedule a free training, contact:

Vivian Washington
Extension Educator
(313) 494-4672

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