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Thursday, October 1 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Don't Look Away! Embracing Anti-bias Classrooms

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The focus of this session is to explore how educators and leaders can create equitable and culturally responsive experiences for young children. Anti-bias and anti-racist classroom based scenarios and resources will be shared and discussed! Zoom password: gaeyc Conference Call: (425) 436-6318 Conference Call Access: 5024708

Presenters
avatar for Iheoma Iruka

Iheoma Iruka

Research Professor, Fellow, Director, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Iheoma U. Iruka, Ph.D., is a Research Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Director of theEarly Childhood Health and Racial Equity program at FPG Child Development Institute at UNC-CH afterher 3-plus years as Chief Research Innovation Officer at HighScope Educational Research... Read More →
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Stephanie Curenton, PhD

Associate Professor and Director of the Ecology of School Readiness LabnProgram Director for Child & Youth Policy Certificate, Boston University Wheelock College of Education
Stephanie M. Curenton, Ph.D. is a tenured associate professor in the Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She studies the social, cognitive, and language development of low-income and minority children within various ecological contexts, such as parent-child... Read More →
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Kerry-Ann Escayg

Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Omaha
Dr. Escayg's research focuses on anti-racism in early childhood education as well as children and race. As a social theorist, Dr. Escayg has utilized elements of Critical Race Theory, Black Feminist Thought, and Anti-racist Education to offer new exegeses on children's racial identity... Read More →
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Tonia Durden

Clinical Associate Professor, Georgia State University
Tonia Durden, Ph.D. is a Clinical Associate Professor and Birth through 5 Program Coordinator within the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Georgia State University. Dr. Durden’s primary scholarship and research trajectory focuses on exploring how to develop... Read More →

Exhibitors
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BCDI - Atlanta

Black Child Development Institute - Atlanta
Established in 1981, Black Child Development Institute (BCDI)-Atlanta coordinates community programs and initiatives throughout the state of Georgia, supporting the six focus areas of the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI)—early care and education, literacy... Read More →


Thursday October 1, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am EDT
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