March 10, 2022
2:00 PM Eastern Time
Educational Equity Institute
Educational Equity Institute
Sponsored by Second Step.
In this paradigm-shifting webinar, you will learn about implicit racial bias and its role in behavior management practices and policies in early childhood programs. Research reveals that Black children are disproportionally suspended or expelled in their earliest school experiences. The implications of the research demonstrate that teachers’ practices, and administrative policies often set untenable conditions and lead to unnecessary disciplinary actions for children of color. for teachers and administrators.
Presented by early childhood equity experts Jen Neitzel and Ebonyse Mead, this webinar will help you understand about how to examine current classroom and program practices. Jen and Ebonyse will also provide an overview of state-level policies related to bias.
Join this webinar to learn how to examine how our own implicit biases may affect the way in which you and your colleagues manage the behavior of young children of color, particularly Black children. You will explore concrete strategies and action steps to address the role of implicit biases in current behavior management practices.
After taking part in this webinar, you will be able to:
1. Define implicit bias, including its role in the disproportionate number of young Black children who are suspended or expelled from early learning programs;
2. Describe the root causes of racial disparities in early childhood suspensions and expulsions; and
3. Outline key strategies and action steps that can be used to reduce the number of young Black children who are disproportionately suspended from early learning programs.
All sessions are 1.5 hours long, and include a brief announcement from our sponsor.
2:oo PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Time.
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Can’t participate in our webinars at the appointed time? Never fear! All of the webinars are recorded. To view the recording, simply register now and you will receive an email with a link to the recording when it is ready to be viewed. You can still download the certificate by watching the recording to the end when the certificate link is announced and displayed on the screen.
Regardless of when you register, only 3,000 people at one time can attend our webinars. Only the first 3,000 people to click the link to attend the webinar will be able to join. We start the webinars 30 minutes in advance of the start time. Arrive early to make sure you get in.
Please be advised that you will only be eligible for the great door prizes if you participate in the live session.
You can earn .2 CEUs for each webinar. The cost is $15 paid to University of Oklahoma online when you apply. Learn more here: Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from University of Oklahoma