Frida Loves to Draw, by John Parra. From Frida Kahlo and Her Animalitos, 2017
Exploring Diversity and Inclusivity in Picture Books
For Teachers and Librarians
Thursday, January 9
4:30 – 6:30 pm
The Manes Center
During this professional development, speak with literacy professionals whose work represents 21st century students. The event will include a group panel discussion followed by small break-out sessions for deeper discussions as well as a gallery tour.
- Patricia Lannes, CALTA21 Founder (www.calta21.org, an initiative that transforms museums into welcoming civic spaces where immigrants and refugees strengthen their voice.)
- Michele Lopez, National Director of Parent Education, Literacy Partners
- Joy Connelly, Director of Education Program Services at Child Care Council of Nassau, Inc.
- Special Guest Illustrator
Pre-registration is required, CTLE credit available.