Nurturing Empathy through Culturally-Inclusive Youth Programming - Part I

Multicultural literacy is instrumental in solving our most pressing problems, and must be an essential aspect of early childhood education and youth services programming. This presentation provides guidance on how to incorporate cultural diversity into library storytime programs. Additionally, attendees will be provided with a variety of multimedia resources to guide them through the process of high-quality material selection.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand and be able to articulate the urgency of and need for incorporating multicultural education as part of the library’s early learning programming.
  • Be able to employ a series of best practices when designing and delivering multicultural youth library programs.
  • Be able to locate and identify contemporary, relevant and age-appropriate resources and materials to be used in planning culturally-inclusive programs.

Who Should Attend

Teachers, librarians, and caregivers serving preschool-aged children.

Instructor

Marianne Rodriguez Dolce has been a youth services advocate for over eight years serving in public libraries and most currently as a school media specialist. The focus of her education and career has been centered on multicultural literacy, and bilingual library programming and service.

Registration

Cost

ALSC offers this archived webinar to all ALSC members free of charge. Non-members can purchase the webinar archive for $25 per individual, or $195 for groups.
 
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How to Register

If you are an ALSC member you will need your ALA login information to access the archived webinar; if you click on this link and receive a page error message, please ignore it and proceed to the login link in the top right corner of the page. If you are an ALSC member and you are having problems logging into the ALSC website please contact Kristen Figliulo.

If you are not an ALSC member, please use the links below to purchase the webinar archive through the ALA Store:

Individual Rate
Group Rate

Tech Requirements

computer, internet access

Contact

Kristen Figliulo
ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education
(800) 545-2433 ext. 4026