At this year's annual Fall into Place conference, we invited Val Day-Sanchez to be one of our guest keynote speakers and workshop leaders. Val (she/they) is an antiracist educator, professor of communication, social activist, author, and champion of inclusivity. Val is the founder of The Only Back Girl in the Room, a company with the mission to utilize education and facilitated discussions to help individuals and organizations adopt inclusive practices to advance equitable policies and procedures for marginalized group members.
At this year's annual Fall into Place conference, we invited Trevor Muir to be one of our guest keynote speakers and workshop leaders. Trevor is an educator, author, and speaker who is extremely open-source in his approach with sharing resources for other teachers to create a more engaging classroom. Trevor’s books, The Epic Classroom and The Collaborative Classroom are replete with amazing resources and ideas for parents and educators to reconnect with their passion for learning and explore what Trevor coins as EPIC learning.
Find out how to incorporate the At-Risk Component of the CACFP into your program and start serving your kids a snack or meal in the afternoon! Since COVID-19, a suite of waivers has made it much easier to enroll in the CACFP by streamlining the application process and lessening certain requirements. It is now possible to serve kids up to three meals a day through a combination of federally funded-meals programs, and the CACFP has made it possible for families to take meals home over the weekends and holidays!
The New Mexico Out-of-School Time Network (NMOST) brings together policymakers, educators, childcare providers, youth development workers, and other stakeholders interested in ensuring positive youth development opportunities and outcomes through out-of-school time programs.