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Event Phone: 828-698-0674

  • December 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Masks are required in the building.

Presenter: Roxanna Pepper, Early Childhood Program Consultant

Children come for all walks of life that enter our classrooms. Your classroom is made up of families of different cultures, skin colors, abilities, and backgrounds. Family units look different from blended families to foster homes and everything in between. As early educators it is important to celebrate diversity throughout the year and to reinforce acceptance and appreciation of all cultural backgrounds in the classroom. Come be a part of this exciting professional learning community!

Total Credit: 6 hours-each session is 1.5 hours- You must attend all sessions.

November 15 – What does diversity mean? Diversity brings opportunities and challenges for early educators. Come ready for a great discussion on diversity.

December 13- What does a diverse classroom look like? Resources, materials, displays and so much more. What do you need for Environmental Rating Scales.

January 10 – How to incorporate diversity into your lesson plans. Learn how to plan experiences to broaden children’s perspectives and encourage appreciation of diversity. Will look at Environmental Rating Scales as well and North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development.

February 21 – Connecting Classroom and Home-Celebrate Diversity Explore the culture, heritage, backgrounds and traditions of each child and family within the context of their community. Celebrate diversity and connect classroom and home!

Questions contact: Heather Erwin 828-698-0674 x 154

*Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the training event so there is ample time to complete the registration process and the training can begin promptly. Also, note that if you register for the training event and are unable to attend, you MUST contact CCR&R prior to the scheduled training event to cancel or you will be liable for the registration costs.


Venue Phone: 828.698.0674

Venue Website:

851 Case Street, Hendersonville, North Carolina, 28792, United States