Our seminar this year, on Friday, November 16, in the Marriott Hotel’s Marquis Salons 3 and 4, from 3-4:30 p.m., will be a collaborative effort by two organizations that are part of the Peace Educator’s Interest Forum – P.E.A.C.E. and EPCC (Educators for Peaceful Classrooms and Communities). The title is Building inclusion, respect, cooperation and compassion into your program: Is Civility more than good manners?
The 2018 Annual Meetings of P.E.A.C.E. and NAEYC’s Peace Educators Interest Forum will follow the seminar, in the same room, with refreshments.
P.E.A.C.E. will participate actively in NAEYC’S annual Celebration of Equity and Diversity, on Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Marriott’s Independence Ballroom B/C, from 8-10 p.m. During that Reception, which will include free desserts and Latina music, we will be announcing our 2018 Annual Peace Awards.
A group of P.E.A.C.E. members from Maryland, organized by Dr. Donna Satterlee, will present Elements of a Peaceful Classroom, comparing various approaches to helping peace grow, on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 8:15-11:15, in Room 146C.
Several California members of P.E.A.C.E., led by Ana Page, will report on Lessons learned from a peace camp: Mentoring young Asian American volunteers and increasing ECE educators’ cultural competency, at 8-9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, in Room 144C.
P.E.A.C.E. member Dr. Diane Levin will present Essentials of play today? Special challenges, special opportunities: Facilitating diverse children’s optimal development and learning through play in the midst of the complexities of today’s world, at 3-4:30 on Thursday, November 15, from 3-4:30 p.m. in Room 154AB.
P.E.A.C.E member Fran Roznowski and friends will present Preparing Early Childhood Classrooms for Children with Parents in prison: Supporting Families, Children and Ourselves, on Friday, November 16, from 1-2:30, Rm. 209C