182. Opportunities through QRIS to Promote Cultural Competence in Family Engagement and Early Childhood Education Practices in Support of Children’s Learning
|Date:||Friday July 17, 2015|
|Time:||8:30 AM - 10:00 AM|
|Speakers:|| Katrina Montaño-White, New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department
Mary Lee Porterfield, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Sheila Smith and Sam Stephens, National Center for Children in Poverty
This workshop will present research-based policy and practice recommendations and real-world examples of QRIS standards and quality improvement strategies that promote cultural competence in early care and education settings, with a special focus on family engagement with diverse families. The workshop panel will include national experts and state officials and offer opportunities for participants to exchange ideas and share experiences.