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Start with Equity: California - Shared screen with gallery view
Emma Watson
25:49
should we invite participants to comment in the chat where they are from and what brought them here?
Mayra E Alvarez
26:16
Thank you for joining us! It’s been an emotional week. Introduce yourselves and share one word how you are feeling!
Mayra E Alvarez
26:26
Mayra Alvarez, The Children’s Partnership, and I am HOPEFUL
Kristy Weber
26:59
Kristy Weber, Children's Home Society of CA. Grateful!
Emma Watson
27:00
Emma Watson, Advancement Project California, relief
Mary Latta
27:15
Hi, this is Mary Ashley Latta, Cabrillo College Early Childhood Education Department
Adriana Hernandez
27:23
Hello, Adriana Hernandez from Community Care Licensing, feeling grateful
Carola Oliva-Olson
27:23
Hola! Carola Oliva-Olson, SRI International
Antonia Lopez
27:26
Good afternoon everyone
Elizabeth Crocker
27:27
Elizabeth Crocker, WestEd
Toni Isaacs
27:30
Hi Everyone. This is Toni Isaacs from PEACH, Early Childhood Higher Education Collaborative
Amie Miramontes
27:32
Hi all, Amie Miramontes from LA Best Babies Network.
Francisco Romero
27:39
Francisco Romero, Promesa Boyle Heights, determined.
Megan Matteoni
27:40
Megan Matteoni- Monterey COE. Optimistic
Mary Latta
27:42
Hi, this is Mary Ashley Latta, Cabrillo College Early Childhood Education Department
Alissa Rausch
27:49
Alissa Rausch university of Denver - ecta/NCPMI- hopeful
Shantel Meek, PhD
27:50
Shantel Meek, Children's Equity Project at ASU, relieved!! (and hopeful, and optimistic)
Maria Lira
27:51
Hi this is Maria Lira 👋
Debi Silverman
27:51
Debi Silverman, First 5 California, Encouraged
Crystal Jones
27:52
Hello everyone! My name is Crystal Jones I am Early Childhood Educator and Director. Empowered
Tony Jordan
28:07
Tony Jordan, Executive Director of Child & Family Services in Stanislaus County, California.Hopeful
Brenda Francis
28:13
Brenda Francis, Stockton Unified ECE, hopeful
Megan Matteoni
28:14
Megan Matteoni- Monterey COE. Optimistic
Brittany Alexander
28:16
Brittany Alexander, ASU and Children's Equity Project, I'm feeling hopeful too!
Kristen Anderson
28:29
Kristen Anderson, Child Care Planning and Policy Consultant. OPTIMISTIC!
D Abuyounes
28:43
D Abuyounes, Legal Fellow with Public Counsel's ECE project
Otsanya Cameron
28:59
O.Cameron, DSS, Community Care Licensing Division
Linda Anderson
29:06
Good Afternoon Everyone Linda Anderson from I Inglewood USD
Alex DeCaprio
29:20
Alex DeCaprio, First 5 California, hopeful!
Anna Miera
29:23
Hi! This is Anna Miera, Data & Policy Analyst at First 5 Alameda County
Maria Lira
29:29
thank you
Lauren Handley
29:29
Lauren Handley, Paso Robles Joint Unified School District, Early Learning Coordinator
Ashley Portillo-Baloy
29:30
Ashley Portillo-Baloy with Child360. RENEWED!
Lauren Handley
29:36
Hopeful
D Abuyounes
29:51
D Abuyounes, Legal Fellow with Public Counsel's ECE project
Lori Fryette
30:08
Lori Fryette, Happy Kids Preschool
Alexis Duffy
31:04
Alexis Duffy, Program Coordinator, First 5 Shasta
Ranae Amezquita
31:08
Ranae Amezquita - LAUSD, ECED
Amy Broadhurst
31:37
Amy Broadhurst: First 5 Alpine & Child Abuse Prevention Council Coordinator
kate Sachnoff
31:45
Glad to be here! Kate Sachnoff, AdvoKate Consulting and ECE Policy instructor at USC School of Social Work.
Stacy Lee
32:15
Hi Everyone, Stacy Lee, Children Now. Relieved!
Crystal Jones
35:39
Ambitious!!! I love that statement to serve California for All to ensure a better life through learning, developing and play!!! It's necessary!
Maria Valencia
38:09
Hello - Maria Hendrix, CDSS, Community Care Licensing, Child Care Program.
Vianey Fuentes
38:40
How can I put my mic?
Gretchen Williams
39:05
Gretchen Williams, First 5 California
Julie Smith
40:09
Hello! My name is Julie Smith, Communications Officer, Child Action, Inc. We are Sacramento County's Resource and Referral Agency and Alternative Payment Program.
Crystal Jones
40:39
great facts to consider. and great 3 focus areas that are mostly impacted. that need equity!
Emma Watson
45:08
Quick tip in case your ppt is too zoomed in. Click "View Options" then zoom ratio: "50%"
Crystal Jones
45:22
That's great to protect the child in all settings! Make it consistent!
Rola Ramadan
47:42
Rola Ramadan, Program Coach, Pathways LA, from California
Crystal Jones
58:21
I have parents that been through labeling and assessments that do not benefit the child's growth. its not the child its not fair to be labeled or assessed without proper exposure to quality child care environments first, this benefits the child development in becoming a whole child and family unit. With other children their age to socially interact and grow children flourish unhindered. All parents need to know their rights and resources. The How and when to seek more help. Is it the child setting or services that need to change to benefit the whole child and family unit.
Crystal Jones
01:04:58
I agree and have seen a child labeled as having a speech problem when in fact he didn't have no child care experience and exposure. Once included and engaged he grew, developed, and now is talking clearly and well without regional services and having an IEP. How can we educate our parents and empower them to seek help when necessary, Seek more than one answer and more help developmentally verses medically being diagnosed. "Is it fun, is it something I like to do? am I valued? yes Ms. Shantel. I agree, it makes every difference!
Elizabeth Crocker
01:05:18
Hi I wonder if State Pre-k will have additional staff to support full inclusion as Head Start does. A special need coordinator and/or family advocate is so critical to supporting staff to embrace that they are capable and to build strong family/program partnership. Also State Pre-K programs have limited time for PD and for the teaching teams to meet and reflect. I know movement has happened, but the teachers need more to process, be heard, and become engaged in serving children who need supports- that many times developmentally appropriate practice , individualization, and good ratios can support
Crystal Jones
01:09:43
I desire to continue engaging and expanding in DLL settings. I will like to expand my reach and help. Please let me know if I can help to be partnered as a DLL emergent Location and Vendor?
Crystal Jones
01:09:57
It is so important and necessary!
Janniqua Dawkins
01:10:29
Thank you all for your continued participation! Please be sure to submit your questions using the "Q&A" button and we'll try to answer them at the end of the presentation.
Crystal Jones
01:10:33
requiring bilingual staff!!!
Antonia Lopez
01:13:03
Thank you for the clear and straightforward analysis of the policy gaps in California for DLLs!!! and for the recommendations that come from that analysis. DLL advocates in California have been working to press these important issues. Antonia Lopez CQEE
Crystal Jones
01:13:49
I agree.
Crystal Jones
01:14:24
It must start somewhere. I agree. the soft suspensions
Crystal Jones
01:14:46
come om
Crystal Jones
01:15:03
please talk about it
Crystal Jones
01:15:20
thank you so much. an opportunity!!!
kate Sachnoff
01:15:57
Carla, oh yes, say it!
Crystal Jones
01:16:41
yes respond and modify. The whole child !
Carola Oliva-Olson
01:17:45
Advocacy work in CA for DLLs has been impressive, especially in the last 5 years. One of the struggles in the state is not using common language and guidance/recommendations from the State and federal govt (Head Start). An example, models to support home language are for all settings, as long as there is 1 child who is learning two or multiple languages. There are 2 models recommended that are not based on K-12 models: Dual Language Balanced models (50/50 in each language to ensure children develop a strong bilingual brain and can thrive in any K-12 model, the other English with systematic home language support). CDE and foundations are collectively working on supporting workforce knowledge and practice that meets the recommendations and best practices to make the learning accessible and for effective participation that is not contingent on DLL children’s English language skills.
Crystal Jones
01:18:24
great questions! thank you.
Carola Oliva-Olson
01:18:32
This is a long statement but that shows the beginning of a great deal of work happening in CA. Not enough but extremely important .
Crystal Jones
01:21:04
great points . YES!!!! high quality regardless of the setting.
Crystal Jones
01:24:32
they work together. Create more inclusive settings in Education. Please Support the need. of supporting the leaders strategically.
Elizabeth Crocker
01:24:56
Teachers need someone they can reflect with to surface what they are capable of and to be heard when worry or misconceptions get in the way of serving children with disabilities
Crystal Jones
01:25:18
makes multiple systems of oppression wow!
Karen Berman
01:25:35
Thank you.
Crystal Jones
01:25:38
So true Ms. Crocker! I agree.
Elizabeth Crocker
01:25:46
Thank you for making time to connect on these critical needs for quality for all children
Mary Latta
01:25:48
Thank you!
Karla Ramos
01:26:03
Thank You !
Linda Anderson
01:26:11
Linda Anderson Thank you
Rola Ramadan
01:26:15
thanks for the information