The Advent School welcomes educators to engage in conversation with our faculty about best practices in the classroom. Visitors tour, observe, and learn with Advent faculty about the educational theories that support the Reggio Emilia Approach during this day-long collaborative conference. Register here: http://bit.ly/adventcollab Discounts are available for public school teachers! Contact Lauren Leary, Community Engagement Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The 2018 keynote speaker is John Nimmo, EdD, assistant professor in Early Childhood Education at the Graduate School of Education at Portland State University, Oregon. Presentation titles include:
– Learning about Ourselves and Each Other: Community Building in Kindergarten
– Uncovering Bias to Lead to Student-Centered Curriculum: Teaching about Indigenous Peoples in Third Grade
– Layers of Identity: Self-Portraits and Self-Exploration in Fifth Grade