Educa 1st Virtual User Conference!
Keynotes: Toni Christie, Kelly Goodsir (special guest – Peter Reynolds)
Friday, February 26 starting at 10am NZDT (for North America that’s Thursday, Feb 25, starting 1pm pST)
Educa is hosting a 6-hour conference around the theme of “re-imagining.” It will feature:
- Keynotes by Kelly Goodsir and Toni Christie
- Workshops on how Educa can help you challenge bias, build family collaboration, manage your program cycle and more
There will also be an opportunity for 1-on-1 video chat with folks you know and to meet early educators you don’t know from around the world. This conference is primarily for Educa customers, but everybody is welcome.
Learning Stories Lead Teaching
Presenters: Hilltop Children’s Center and Educator Institute (Seattle)
January 26, 1pm PST (Jan 27, 8am AEDT in Australia)
In this 75-minute intensive led by the leadership team at Hilltop, we’ll hear how mentor teachers, educators, the executive director and a program supervisor each use Learning Stories to support the thoughts, philosophy, and decision-making. Facilitated by Mike Browne.
Protecting Children: Do's and Don'ts
Presenters: Nicole Talarico
February 9, 3pm PST (Feb 10, 10am AEDT in Australia)
Nicole is an early childhood consultant and advocate for children’s rights. She shares her research and reflections on child protection and rights. Early childhood professionals need to be well informed so they can act with confidence if there is cause for concern.
Series: Learning Stories in Practice
Presenter: Wendy Lee
In 2020 Educa presented a 10-webinar series by Learning Stories luminary, Wendy Lee from New Zealand, on the book she co-wrote with Margaret Carr, “Learning Stories in Practice.”