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The 19th Annual Early Years Conference focus is Social Justice in Early Learning and Care.

Social justice in early childhood education is about ensuring that all children and families receive the educational and social opportunities responsive to their cultural identity. High quality programs put social justice teaching front and center by prioritizing anti-bias and culturally sensitive teaching.

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TO ACCESS ZOOM LINKS FOR YOUR SESSIONS:
On Friday and/or Saturday you will need to log in to your Sched profile and pull up your schedule to see your workshop titles. Click on the workshop to view description, presenter information, view documents and access the Zoom link. Zoom links for each workshop will appear below each workshop title 10 minutes before that workshop is scheduled to begin on each day of the conference. Simply click on the link below the title to enter the virtual workshop. (No links will be emailed to you, you must log into your Sched account to access all Zoom links.)

HANDOUTS AND POWERPOINTS:
Some workshops will have documents affiliated with the training you are attending. These documents are available immediately for you if they are on your schedule. It is suggested that prior to the conference, you download to your computer and/or print any documents you are interested in so that you can easily access them during the conference.

EARLY YEARS PROGRAM:
Early Years 2022 Digital Event Program

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS:
Participants will receive 6 PD hours per day. Their hours will be added into the Workforce Registry between 1 to 4 weeks after the conference. Participants will also receive a certificate of completion – but will not be asked to upload this certificate to the Workforce Registry.

VIRTUAL HELP DESK:
Please contact Kelly Slocum at kelly.slocum@sdcoe.net for conference support. Also, visit our Early Years webpage at Early Years > Home (sdcoe.net).

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Saturday, March 12 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Welcome Address and Keynote Speakers

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Speakers
avatar for Jeannette Chien

Jeannette Chien

Deputy Superintendent, Learning and Leadership Services, San Diego County Office of Education
Dr. Jeanette Chien is the deputy superintendent of Learning and Leadership Services at the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE). She is committed to providing students with rigorous learning opportunities, ensuring equity and access for underrepresented students, and positively... Read More →
avatar for Dina Castro

Dina Castro

Director and Professor, Boston University Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being
Dr. Dina C. Castro is Director of the Boston University Institute for Early Childhood Well-Being and faculty in the Department of Teaching and Learning. Prior to joining, Boston University, she was Professor and the Velma E. Schmidt Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Education at the... Read More →


Saturday March 12, 2022 8:30am - 9:30am PST
Zoom