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Introduction to Equity and Inclusion

Learn about the central tenets of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and practices that promote social justice in your personal and professional life. 

This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

This course satisfies these child care training requirements:

  • Early Care and Education Knowledge Base: 1. Child Development
  • Early Care and Education Knowledge Base: 2. Family and community partnerships
  • Early Care and Education Knowledge Base: 4. Teaching and engagement
  • Early Care and Education Knowledge Base: 5. Curriculum and learning environment
  • Early Care and Education Knowledge Base: 6. Professionalism
  • Childcare Program: Continuing Education: 1. Child development
  • Childcare Program: Continuing Education: 3. Caring for children with exceptionalities
  • Childcare Program: Continuing Education: 7. Behavior guidance
  • Childcare Program: Continuing Education: 8. Leadership, child care administration, or mentoring
  • Childcare Program: Continuing Education: 10. Working with families
  • Childcare Program: Continuing Education: 11. Legal issues in child care
  • Child Care Training Regulations: 1. Child Development
  • Child Care Training Regulations: 4. Positive behavior management
  • Child Care Training Regulations: 5. Curriculum development policies and responsibilities
  • Child Care Training Regulations: 6. Supervision of children
  • Child Care Training Regulations: 21. Providing developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for children
  • Child Care Training Regulations: 22. Inclusion of children with special needs
  • ECE Competencies: 1. Child Development and Learning
  • ECE Competencies: 2. Culture, Diversity and Equity
  • ECE Competencies: 3. Relationships, Interactions, and Guidance
  • ECE Competencies: 7. Special Needs and Inclusion
  • ECE Competencies: 8. Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • Core Knowledge Areas from the Michigan Core Knowledge and Core Competencies for the Early Care and Education Workforce: 1. Child development and learning
  • Core Knowledge Areas from the Michigan Core Knowledge and Core Competencies for the Early Care and Education Workforce: 3. Family and community collaboration
  • Core Knowledge Areas from the Michigan Core Knowledge and Core Competencies for the Early Care and Education Workforce: 4. Program management
  • Core Knowledge Areas from the Michigan Core Knowledge and Core Competencies for the Early Care and Education Workforce: 5. Teaching and learning
  • Core Knowledge Areas from the Michigan Core Knowledge and Core Competencies for the Early Care and Education Workforce: 7. Interactions and guidance
  • Teachers of Early Childhood Education Subject Matter Standards: 1. Child Development and Learning
  • Teachers of Early Childhood Education Subject Matter Standards: 3. Relationships with families
  • Teachers of Early Childhood Education Subject Matter Standards: 5. Historical and contemporary development of early childhood education
  • Teachers of Early Childhood Education Subject Matter Standards: 6. Professionalism
  • Early Care & Education Professional Development Content Areas: 1. Child Development and Learning in Context
  • Early Care & Education Professional Development Content Areas: 2. Families - Teacher Partnerships and Community Connections
  • Early Care & Education Professional Development Content Areas: 4. Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistically Appropriate Teaching Practices
  • Early Care & Education Professional Development Content Areas: 5. Knowledge, Application, and Integration of Academics Content in the Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Early Care & Education Professional Development Content Areas: 6. Professionalism as an Early Childhood Educator
  • Early Care & Education Professional Development Content Areas: 8. Professional Development and Leadership
  • Early Care and Education Professional Competency Goals for Staff: 1. Child development, including discipline, guidance, nutrition, injury control and safety
  • Early Care and Education Professional Competency Goals for Directors: f. Advocacy for the Center, Parents, children and Staff
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners: 1. Child growth and development
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners: 4. Family and community partnerships
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners: 5. Learning environments and curriculum
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners: 6. Interactions with children
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners: 7. Program planning, development and evaluation
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Practitioners: 8. Professionalism and leadership
  • All Staff Annual Training: 1. Child growth and development
  • Director Annual Training: 1. Curriculum
  • All Staff Annual Training: 2. Social and Emotional Development
  • All Staff Annual Training: 3. Child Guidance
  • Director Annual Training: 4. Child Guidance
  • Director Annual Training: 5. Professional Development
  • All Staff Annual Training: 6. Professional Development
  • All Staff Annual Training: 7. Program Administration
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 1. Child growth and development
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 3. Guidance and behavior management
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 8. Program management and regulation
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 9. Communication and relations with staff
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 10. Cultural diversity
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 11. Learning environments
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 13. Professionalism
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 14. Partnerships with parents
  • Department of Social Services, Child Care Services (CCS): Pathway to Professional Development: 15. Inclusion of all children
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Department: 1. Child growth, development, and learning
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Department: 3. Family and community collaboration
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Department: 4. Developmentally appropriate content
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Department: 5. Learning environment and curriculum implementation
  • Early Childhood Education and Care Department: 7. Professionalism
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 1. Child/adolescent growth and development
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 2. Learning environment and curriculum
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 4. Families, communities, and schools
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 6. Interactions with children/youth
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 7. Program planning and development
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 8. Professional development and leadership
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 9. Cultural competency and responsiveness
  • Department of Children, Youth & Families: Child Care Provider Training Requirements: 10. Youth empowerment
  • Department of Early Learning and Care: Training: 1. Diversity
  • Department of Early Learning and Care: Training: 2. Family and Community Systems
  • Department of Early Learning and Care: Training: 5. Learning Environments and Curriculum
  • Department of Early Learning and Care: Training: 7. Special Needs
  • Department of Early Learning and Care: Training: 8. Understanding and Guiding Behavior
  • Early Learning eGuidelines Competencies: 1. Introduction to Inclusive Child Care
  • Early Learning eGuidelines Competencies: 4. Preparing for and Including Young Children in the Child Care Setting
  • Early Learning eGuidelines Competencies: a. Introduction to Inclusive Child Care
  • Early Learning eGuidelines Competencies: d. Preparing for and Including Young Children in the Child Care Setting
  • NYC DYCD Core Competencies for Youth Work Professionals: 1. Knowledge of the principles and practices of child and youth development and ability to use this knowledge to achieve the goals of the program.
  • School Age Child Care: 1. Principles of Childhood Development
  • NYC DYCD Core Competencies for Youth Work Professionals: 3. Ability to promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment that embraces diversity.
  • School Age Child Care: 3. Child Day Care Program Development
  • NYC DYCD Core Competencies for Youth Work Professionals: 4. Ability to foster academic and non-academic skills and broaden participant horizons.
  • Early Childhood Professional Learning Categories: 1. Learning Communities
  • Early Childhood Professional Learning Categories: 2. Leadership
  • Early Childhood Professional Learning Categories: 5. Learning Designs
  • Early Childhood Professional Learning Categories: 6. Implementation
  • Core Knowledge and Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 1. Management
  • Core Knowledge and Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 2. Child and youth development
  • Program Quality Practices: 1. Physical Environment, Curriculum, and Program Activities
  • Program Quality Practices: 2. Assessment, Planning, and Improvement
  • Program Quality Practices: 3. Relationships
  • Program Quality Practices: 4. Child and Youth Engagement
  • Program Quality Practices: 5. Families and Communities
  • Program Quality Practices: 7. Leadership and Administration
  • Program Quality Practices: 8. Professional Development
  • Child Care Centers Professional Growth and Development Training Requirements: 1. Planning a safe, healthy learning environment (includes nutrition)
  • Child Care Centers Professional Growth and Development Training Requirements: 3. Positive ways to support children’s social and emotional development (includes guidance and discipline)
  • Child Care Centers Professional Growth and Development Training Requirements: 4. Strategies to establish productive relationships with families (includes communication skills and cross-cultural competence)
  • Department of Human Services Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education Child Care Licensing Unit: 1. Proper supervision of children
  • Department of Human Services Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education Child Care Licensing Unit: 2. Behavioral guidance practices
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 1. Safe Environments
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 2. Healthy Environments
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 3. Learning Environments
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 6. Communication
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 8. Self-Esteem
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 9. Social Development
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 10. Guidance
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 11. Family Relationships
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 12. Program Management
  • Core Competencies for Early Childhood Professionals: 13. Professionalism
  • Family/Community Relations: 1. Working with parents and families
  • Family/Community Relations: 4. Cultural diversity/awareness
  • Child Growth and Development: 6. Social/emotional development
  • Career Development: 6. Strategic leadership and planning
  • Child Growth and Development: 7. Challenging behaviors
  • Child Growth and Development: 10. Family/Community Relations
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Training: 2. Child growth and development
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Training: 5. Guidance and discipline techniques
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Training: 6. Linkages with community services
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Training: 7. Communications and relations with families
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Training: 9. Advocacy for early childhood programs
  • The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Training: 10. Professional issues
  • Early Childhood - Continuing Education: 2. Child Guidance
  • Early Childhood - Continuing Education: 6. Learning Activities
  • Early Childhood - Continuing Education: 11. Management/Administrative Education
  • Early Childhood Educator Requirements: Birth to Second Grade: 2. Developmental curriculum planning/ environment and curriculum
  • Early Learning and Development Standards: 2. Social and Emotional Development
  • Quality Standards for OST Programs: 2: Relationships and Interactions
  • Quality Standards for OST Programs: 3: Youth-Centered Program Design
  • Quality Standards for OST Programs: 4: Leadership and Management
  • Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators: 3. Family and community partnership
  • Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators: 6. Professional development and leadership
  • Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators: 7. Program planning and development
  • Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and Administrators: 8. Teaching practices
  • Department of Early Education & Care Standards: 4. Child and Classroom Management
  • Department of Early Education & Care Standards: 10. Supervision or Staff Development in Early Childhood Education
  • Department of Early Education & Care Standards: a. Diverse Learners
  • Core Knowledge and Competencies: 4. Learning Environment and Curriculum
  • Core Knowledge and Competencies: 6. Leadership and Professionalism
  • Core Knowledge and Competencies: 7. Organizational Development and Administration
  • B-3 Continuum: 5. Joint Professional Development
  • Critical Competencies: 6. Community
  • Child Care VA Standards: 10. Inclusion of All Children
  • Child Care VA Standards: 13. Foundations of Child Development and Approaches to Learning
  • Department of Children and Families (Annual In-Service Training): 16. Guidance and discipline
  • Department of Children and Families (Annual In-Service Training): 18. Leadership development/program management and child care personnel supervision
  • Child Care Facilities: Staff Development Topics: a. Planning a safe, healthy learning environment
  • Child Care Facilities: Staff Development Topics: c. Positive ways to support children's social and emotional development
  • Early Childhood Education: Professional Development Areas: Annual Training (1) Child growth and development
  • Early Childhood Education: Professional Development Areas: Annual Training (2) Guidance and discipline
  • Early Childhood Education: Professional Development Areas: Annual Training (4) Teacher-child interaction
  • Early Childhood Education: Professional Development Areas: Pre-Service 3. Positive guidance and discipline of children
  • Early Childhood Education: Professional Development Areas: Pre-Service 4. Fostering children’s self-esteem
  • Early Childhood Education: Professional Development Areas: Pre-Service 5. Supervision and safety practices in the care of children
  • Early Childhood Education: Professional Development Areas: Pre-Service 6. Positive interaction with children
  • Department of Education and Early Development (DEED): Biennial and Quadrennial Requirements: 3. Equity Training for Educators
  • Early Childhood Education Professional Learning Standards: C. Program administration, planning, development, or management
  • Department of Education: Standards for Professional Development: g. Classroom management, which must include, without limitation, positive discipline and guidance and social, emotional, and academic development
  • Department of Children & Families: Staff Training Requirements for Childcare Centers: i. Child growth and development
  • Department of Children & Families: Staff Training Requirements for Childcare Centers: ii. Positive guidance and discipline
  • Department of Children & Families: Staff Training Requirements for Childcare Centers: iv. Family involvement and communication with families
  • Department of Children & Families: Staff Training Requirements for Childcare Centers: v. Program planning and development
  • Department of Children & Families: Staff Training Requirements for Childcare Centers: vi. Creating a classroom environment
  • Division of Early Care and Education: Staff Development: i. Child growth and development
  • Division of Early Care and Education: Staff Development: k. Guiding children’s behavior
  • Division of Early Care and Education: Staff Development: r. Business operations
  • Afterschool Program Quality Guidelines: II. Learning Environment and Curriculum
  • Afterschool Program Quality Guidelines: IV. Interactions with Families and Communities
  • Afterschool Program Quality Guidelines: VI. Interactions with Children/Youth/Others
  • Afterschool Program Quality Guidelines: VII. Program Planning and Development
  • Afterschool Program Quality Guidelines: VIII. Professional Development and Leadership
  • Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators (PA PSCECE): Standard 1: Child Development and Learning in Context
  • Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators (PA PSCECE): Standard 4: Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistically Appropriate Teaching Practices
  • Child Care Training & Education: Standard 4: Administration and Business Practices
  • Early Childhood Professional Development Framework: Standard I: Designs/Plans Instruction
  • Early Childhood Professional Development Framework: Standard II: Creates/Maintains Environments
  • Early Childhood Professional Development Framework: Standard V: Reflects/Evaluates Teaching/Learning
  • Early Childhood Professional Development Framework: Standard VI: Collaborates with Colleagues/Families/Others
  • Early Childhood Professional Development Framework: Standard VII: Engages in Professional Development
  • Early Childhood Professional Development Framework: Standard VIII: Supports Families
  • Early Childhood Professional Development Framework: Standard X: Provides Leadership Within School/Community/Profession

Course Content

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Module 1: Course Overview

Module 2: Understanding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
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Module 3: Looking Back and Looking to the Future
Module 4: Unpacking Identity, Privilege, and Power
Module 5: Wrapping Up
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Course Includes

  • 27 Lessons
  • 10 Topics
  • 1 Check-in
  • Course Certificate