FIELD WORK

Teaching Kindergarten Conference: Where did the Garden Go? Practice, Policy, and Advocacy

Teachers, school leaders and policy makers will be descending on Bank Street College of Education in New York City on April 21 and 22 to revisit and celebrate the unique and vital role of Kindergarten in the life of the child.

Reducing Expulsion and Suspension Rates Among NY’s Children of Color

Fannie Glover, a fellow of B.U.I.L.D.’s Equity Leaders Action Network, and Barry Walston, NYS representative for the National Black Child Development Institute, are spearheading a project aimed at eliminating and/or reducing expulsion and suspension rates among children of color during the first five years. Working with a diverse group of stakeholders, we are developing a framework for an awareness campaign, with the goal of bringing equitable resources to communities of color.

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Whole Leadership: What’s it Mean to You?

Over the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of talking about some of the big questions in ECE policy with Teri Talan, of the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership. In our final chat, we reflected on the concept of “whole leadership.” You can check out the full series here.

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