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PACER Center webinar focuses on diversity and young children


Minneapolis-based PACER Center, is hosting a webinar: 

Engaging and Supporting Culturally Diverse Families with Young Children

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2009, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  CEUs available.

Pre-register by August 21.

Designed for early childhood and education providers and early intervention and early childhood special education professionals or anyone who wants to increase their effectiveness in working with families from diverse cultures, especially those who have a young child with developmental concerns or delays.


Keynote presenter: 

Dixie Jordan, a nationally certified cultural competence trainer, and a board member of the National Federation of Families. 

Practical Tips for Successful Interactions

A panel of parent advocates representing Hispanic, Hmong, Somali and Native American diversities will present specific techniques to engage parents from diverse cultures. Presenters will discuss strategies that work as well as potential pitfalls in building effective relationships.

Q & A (optional)


Questions? E-mail Barb Ziemke at