Posted by on August 29, 2019

Kent County ISD
Educational Service Center Building Lot 11
2930 Knapp NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Friday September 27, 2019

Registration will be from 8:00-8:25

Cultural Competence: Identity Diversity and Engagement 8:30 AM-10:30 AM (2.0 CTE)

Many programs engage children, youth, families and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds. in order to best serve their community, out of school time staff need to develop the vocabulary skills to engage with people from different cultures.  During this workshop, participants will explore how culture can impact and shape individuals, examine their own cultural identities and how these identities may impact their interactions with others, and levels of engagement with diverse groups.

Parent and Community Engagement 8:30 AM-10:30 AM (2.0 CTE)

Learn techniques to create on-going positive interactions and effective partnerships between afterschool professionals and families and leaders who work with and on behalf of children and youth, and families.

Including Children and Youth with Disruptive Behavior 10:30 am-12:30 (2.0 CTE)  

This workshop will provide insight into what is challenging behavior and techniques that you will be able to support your program and address when working with challenging behavior in your programs.

Social and Emotional Learning in Character building and Enhancing Quality in OST. 10:30-12:30pm (2.0 CTE)

All children and youth need social-emotional and character skills in order to thrive in school, work, and life. By their design and structure, high quality expanded learning and out of school time programs provide valuable opportunities for children and youth to develop such- emotional and character skills. Join us as we share some of the techniques that can be used in Out-of- school time

A great way to earn hours for PD requirements.
Registration for MAA members is only $35.
Non-members, including a MAA membership $60

MAA offers group rates.  Contact or 269-337-0707

Space is Limited. Contact the office for more details.

Price Qty
MAA Membershow details + $35.00 (USD)  
MAA Non-Membershow details + $60.00 (USD)  

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