Introduction

What’s Happening in November 2022

What’s Happening in November 2022

November 8, 22 &
December 6, 2022
6:30pm-8:00pm
Each session will dig deeper into Loose Parts and their powerful ability to act as a foundation for creative problem solving, to honour inclusion and diversity and act as a tool for deep reflection.
Our goals for this exploration are to connect to Loose Parts as a tool to spark curiosity and find personal connections to the multitude of ways Loose Parts can inspire meaningful choice making and expression.
Attendance to all three sessions is required.
Facilitators:
Shannon Speers, ACT Artist &
Resource Library Team
November 9, 2022
6:30pm-8:00pm
This session is a continuation of the Symposium. Participation in this session will include a further look into the EYMH Toolkit and its’ resources.
This session will highlight the importance that you, as professionals in early childhood settings, play in promoting the mental health and well-being of all young children and their families.
A child’s well-being and healthy brain development is contingent upon infants/young children having healthy relationships with their caregivers.
Facilitators:
Maggie Perrins, Behaviour Consultant & Evelyn Bursey, Inclusion Services
November 14, 2022
1:30pm-2:30pm
Back by Popular Demand!
THRC is pleased to welcome back Drew Dudley with his Inclusive Leadership session. 
November 15, 2022
7:00pm-8:00pm
Talking Circles will be a mix of focused conversations about how we implement the spirit of reconciliation; addressing myths and misconceptions; activities and resources for young children.
THRC believes that all children are sacred and that Every Child Matters.
Facilitator:
Karen Marshall,
Indigenous Reconciliation Facilitator and Consultant
THE CLAY LAB:
AN EXPLORATION OF CLAY
9:30am-11:00am
OR
6:30pm-8:00pm
Come with us on a journey into clay from wet to hard, crumbled to liquid and see why clay is a catalyst to building relationships.
Facilitators:
Shannon Speers & Frances Maas,
ACT Artists
November 23, 2022
10:00am-11:30am
Join other leaders in the community to come together and be curious and share how to support a culture and environment that embodies How Does Learning Happen? 
Let’s reflect alongside each other and come ready to share your thoughts and ideas in this reflective discussion.
Facilitators:
Geethmi Premaratne,
Liz Reddy & Amy Wilson,
Quality First Consultants
November 30, 2022
1:30pm-3:00pm
This session will explore the skills and strategies for inclusive and equitable recruitment and selection.
The overall goal is to develop an understanding, appreciation and application of the best practices for providing equal access of opportunities to those who are traditionally marginalized or excluded from the hiring process.
Facilitator:
Marie-Helene Budworth,
Associate Professor at York University
November 23, 2022
10:00am-11:30am
Join other leaders in the community to come together and be curious and share how to support a culture and environment that embodies How Does Learning Happen?
Let’s reflect alongside each other and come ready to share your thoughts and ideas in this reflective discussion.
Facilitators:
Geethmi Premaratne,
Liz Reddy & Amy Wilson,
Quality First Consultants
November 30, 2022
1:30pm-3:00pm
This session will explore the skills and strategies for inclusive and equitable recruitment and selection.
The overall goal is to develop an understanding, appreciation and application of the best practices for providing equal access of opportunities to those who are traditionally marginalized or excluded from the hiring process.
Facilitator:
Marie-Helene Budworth,
Associate Professor at York University
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Infant/Toddler
Preschool
School Age
French
Licensed Home Providers
Facilitators:
Quality First Consultant

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