Allowed to Care- Professional Caring Relationships in Early Childhood Classrooms (Virtual)

Event Phone: 16049857138

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  • 21 April 2022
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: The teacher-child relationship in early childhood education classrooms is a complex relationship consisting of personal, attachment and professional teacher domains.  In this workshop, participants will explore relational pedagogy with young children as well as identify their own beliefs and values that influence, intersect or inform their own practice in forming caring relationships and in creating climates of trust within their own classrooms.

BIO:  Julia Black is the Coordinator and an Instructor in the Early Childhood Care and Education Program in the School of Education and Childhood Studies at Capilano University. Julia has been a part of the Capilano University community for 14 years. Julia has worked as an educator and executive director in early childhood programs throughout the Sea to Sky corridor and as an educational and early years policy consultant. As coordinator for the Putting Children First Initiative (PCFI) in the Sea to Sky corridor, Julia worked with communities in advocacy, and implementation of programs and services for children 0-5 years and their families. Early childhood programming included family drop-in programs, preschool programming, children’s community health fairs, the development of the Squamish Children’s Charter, and the Play-Learn-Love Early Childhood Educator Conference. In her work with future early childhood educators, Julia passionately supports students in taking up leadership and advocacy in ECCE.

Regions: Bowen Island, City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, West Vancouver,

Service Types: Education,