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Welcome to the 2018 AFCOST Symposium. Below you will find the schedule and registration.
The Symposium will be held at Lesley University Brattle Campus.
 Washburn and Sherrill Halls on Lesley’s Brattle Campus (off of Garden Street)

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Thursday, November 8 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Partnering with Families: Unpacking the Essential Messages in our Stories Limited

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Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop we will reflect on Best Practices in Culturally Proficient Family Partnering Through the Digital-Stories of your Peers.You will have the opportunity to reflect on the family engagement beliefs and practices of your peers in the OST community and to discuss best practices in leveraging digital media as a professional development tool. In teams, workshop participants will conduct “deep dives,” into digital stories about culturally proficient family partnering strategies in Cambridge OST. Teams will discuss major take-aways from the family engagement stories, explore how to effectively consume digital media as part of the OST practitioner tool-kit. You will also share stories of your own work with families and ideas you have to apply what you are learning from your peers back in your programs.


Facilitators
avatar for Ekow Edzie

Ekow Edzie

Communications & Storytelling Associate, Agenda for Children OST
Ekow joined the Agenda for Children OST team in the fall of 2017 to help the team identify and highlight best practices in family inclusion and cultural competency through digital storytelling. Ekow has five years of experience building programing to promote cross-cultural understanding... Read More →
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Susan Richards

ED -AFC-OST, Cambridge Agenda for Children Out-of-School Time
Susan Richards has spent over 30 years working in the out-of-school time field in Cambridge and has been directing the Agenda for Children OST since its inception in 2001. She is deeply committed to the young people and families of this community. She has a rich history designing... Read More →


Thursday November 8, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
Sherrill room 250, Lesley University Brattle Campus 99 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Attendees (17)