First Annual Fall Early Childhood Public Policy Institute

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In support of the whole child and family: building cross-program communities for advocacy

Friday, November 20, 2015 
Deming, NM
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 CommunicationHow 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
                                  -Gunilla Dahlberg

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

3:00pm                      Closing


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.

Stream to: 
Legislative Updates Page

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