Webinar: How Educators Can Create Adoption Inclusive Classrooms
How Educators Can Create Adoption Inclusive Classrooms
Outside of their homes, children spend more time at school than anywhere else. Unfortunately, school environments are too often unresponsive to the needs of adopted children and their families. This workshop aims to encourage educators to develop inclusive assignments and supportive school cultures that validate families formed through adoption.
We will help identify strategies to support adopted children in the face of sometimes problematic assumptions and curricula, and focus on societal contexts for adoption, curriculum concerns and developmental frames for how children process adoption.
Participants will be able to…
Instructor: Malaika Parker
Position: Director of Adoptive Parents of Color Collaborative
Experience: Malaika is a Black adoptive parent with 11 years of experience supporting people of color who have built their families through adoption. Through her work Malaika works to support pre-adoptive parents of color make critical decisions about supporting their future child, challenge adoptism and build their adoption based community. Malaika works with Pact, an Adoption Alliance to develop programing and opportunities for support and community for adoptive families.
$36 per person non-member
Special pricing Pact member receive 25% discount.
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