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Layers of Learning: Read Alouds to Center Kids and C.A.R.E., 12/6/22 @ 7:30PM ET
Join JoEllen McCarthy with special guest, elementary educator, and contributing author of Culturally Sustaining Language and Literacy Practices for Pre-K–3 Classrooms: The Children Come Full, Roderick Peele as they discuss the ways that stories have the power to honor and extend children’s fullness. Participants will also learn about NEW must-have titles and ideas to adopt or adapt in your classrooms immediately.

Dec 6, 2022 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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JoEllen McCarthy
JoEllen McCarthy is a lifelong learner, educator, and literacy specialist who spends her days teaching and learning alongside students, teachers, and administrators. As a literacy consultant and a Book Ambassador for The Educator Collaborative, JoEllen always connects her work to powerful picture books that honor the lived experiences of all children. She champions the power of read alouds and explores her vision for this work for teachers, families, and students in the book, Layers of Learning: Using Read Alouds to Connect Literacy and Caring Conversations.
Roderick Peele
Currently a 3rd grade ICT educator at Northern Parkway Elementary School in the Uniondale School District located in Uniondale, NY. Mr. Peele has been an educator at Northern Parkway for the past 5 years but has been a classroom educator for 10 years working with scholars of varying cultures, ethnicities, race, gender and cognitive skills. Educating with the framework of Culturally Relevant, Responsive and Sustaining pedagogy with joy in daily practice and philosophy embodies who Mr. Peele is inside and outside the classroom. He has had the pleasure of being a featured presenter at the annual conference for the New York State Association of Bilingual Education and the past two years at the National Council of Teachers of English annual conference.