In support of the whole child and family: building cross-program communities for advocacy
Friday, November 20, 2015
Mimbres Valley Learning Center
at the WNMU Deming campus (2300 E. Pine St.)
9:00am - 3:00pm
We're Coming to Deming, NM!
NMAEYC is pleased to launch the First Annual Fall Early Childhood Public Policy Institute in New Mexico! For many years, we have hosted an annual public policy institute in Santa Fe, NM at the start of the state's legislative session. We are excited to support additional opportunities for community collaboration and engagement with early childhood public policy initiatives throughout our state!
Programming will be at the Mimbres Valley Learning Center at WNMU's Deming campus (2300 E. Pine Street).
Check out our Fall Early Childhood Public Policy Institute Resources page before and after the event!
Featured Speaker - Gunilla Dahlberg
Gunilla Dahlberg is a professor of pedagogy at the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Stockholm University in Sweden and an internationally recognized researcher. She is one of the co-authors of Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Ethics and Politics in Education. She has also done a lot of work with the Innovative Municipal Infant Toddler Centers of Reggio Emilia, Italy. Gunilla will be speaking at the Institute about Multiculturalism and Communication: How different cultures are changed and transformed as they interact with each other.
Agenda of Institute
9:00am - 9:30am Registration and breakfast
9:30am - 9:45am Welcome, Introductions, Overview of Agenda
9:45am - 10:45am Multiculturalism and Communication
10:45am - 11:25am Small group discussion and dialogue with Gunilla
11:25am - 12:10pm Overview of Early Childhood Public Policy in NM
12:10pm - 12:30pm Dialogue with State Legislators
-Senator Howie Morales and Representative Jeff Steinborn
12:45pm - 2:15pm Lunch/ Work Groups
2:15pm - 3:00pm Share plans from Work Groups
Organized and sponsored by the NM Association for the Education of Young Children (NMAEYC), The Alliance for Early Success, the Thornburg Foundation and the Western NM University Deming Mimbres Valley Learning Center.