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REL Northwest webinar: Creating Caring and Culturally Responsive Classrooms for Students in Prekindergarten to Grade 3
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April 24, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Pacific Time

Location: Virtual

Description: The early elementary years lay the foundation for school and life outcomes. Join REL Northwest for a free webinar exploring strategies to create culturally responsive and emotionally supportive pre-K–3 classrooms for children from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. Featuring Dr. Sharon Ritchie, national researcher and principal investigator for the FirstSchool initiative, this webinar will offer practical advice for using data and evidence to improve early school experiences and set all students up for success.

Partnership or Research Alliance: This webinar supports the work of the Oregon Early Learning Collaborative and the Equity in School Discipline Collaborative.

Audience: This webinar is geared toward anyone interested in using data to develop welcoming learning environments for pre-K–3 students. This includes administrators, teachers, equity directors, state and local education agency staff members, and technical assistance providers.


  • Fiona Helsel, Ph.D., REL Northwest at Education Northwest
  • Sharon Ritchie, Ed.D., Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina
Vicki Nishioka
(503) 275-9498
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