The surprise of bias

Recently, in one of the assignments I completed for my Masters course, we were asked to reflect on some questions regarding different bias’ and “-isms” such as racism, sexism, and heterosexual-ism. One experience that I would like to share for the purpose of this blog post is one that I experienced and was witness to […]

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Culture and Diversity Defined

I asked various people the same question: How do you define “culture” and “diversity.” Here are three individuals’ answers that I received: Culture- likes, dislikes, “ways” that make up a specific people group. Culture: The way a person was raised and how it relates to that person’s heritage. Including family dynamics, mannerisms, traditions, meals, morals, […]

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Our Local Challenges

Early Childhood Education in the area in which I live and work is extremely valued – we have the hub of our North East Regional Key ( located in our area which affords us incredibly local and accessible training, we have an extensive Head Start program in our communities, there are six local four year […]

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Diving in to Zero to Three

After spending some time really analyzing the Zero to Three website and it’s resources, I’d like to highlight a few important items I was able to uncover and how they apply to my working life and my studies. Professional Development I am really passionate about professional development – for myself and for my staff. I […]

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Women breaking the silence

Discussing the epidemic of domestic violence that our country faces is incredibly important, however it is exceedingly important to know how the same type of violence affects women and children around the world. One area of the world in which violence against women and children is gaining media momentum, women are gaining the confidence to […]

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Children and Domestic Violence

I have always had a passion for the cause of violence against women. As an undergraduate, I organized and executed productions of The Vagina Monologues year after year, raising money for a local charity called Turning Point, that rescues coaches and provides help for women and children who are victims of domestic physical or emotional […]

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