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2019 Conference

May 28–31, 2019

Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center, Framingham MA

MATSOL 2019 Conference Online Program

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The Dos and Don’ts of Family Engagement in Early Childhood

Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 2:30 PM–4:00 PM EDT add to calendar
Session Abstract

Are you an early childhood professional looking for concrete strategies to develop reciprocal partnerships with culturally and linguistically diverse families? This workshop encourages you to challenge common assumptions and build more complex understandings about cultural, linguistic, and social practices that promote authentic engagement with families.

Session Type

Interactive Workshop (90 minutes)

Topic Strand

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Education Sector

PK-12 Education

PK-12 Focus

Early Education


Lindsay E Beatty, MA, University of Massachusetts Boston
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Mona M Abo-Zena, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Boston