Education Faculty Presents at Conference

Dr. Amy Shema (Education faculty and Director of Brockport Summer Learning) presented at the annual New York State Network for Youth Success School’s Out, Make it Count! Conference on Saturday March 25, 2023 in Troy, NY.

This state-wide conference brings together program leaders, staff, and subject matter experts to share best practices in out-of-school time and summer learning programs. The diverse participant list enables practitioners, State Education representatives, educators, and resources specialists to discuss areas of impact and need so that students across New York State have access to high quality programs.

Dr. Shema’s workshop entitled Seeing Me: Selecting Culturally Diverse Children’s Books to Promote Engagement, introduced a framework for evaluating various text-based elements that reflect diverse representations of characters, experiences, and perspectives. 

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Posted: March 27, 2023