This workshop is an overview of supportive practices in Aboriginal early childhood programs. Topics discussed include implementing culturally focused curriculum, teaching traditional languages, networking, program policies and procedures, program evaluation and child assessments and screening. Participants should bring examples of program resources and materials for sharing. Participants can purchase their own copy of the BCACCS publication Handbook of Best Practices in Aboriginal Early Childhood Programs (2011 edition)($20 each for participants at the workshop).
This workshop is intended for newly developed programs or programs wanting to update their practices.
Facilitator: Kirsten Bevelander, Maureen Black, and Rachel Marchand (Interior Advisor)
Time: 6-12 hours