CAYL Catalyst Webinar Series

Episode #35

March 7, 2024 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST

Portraits of Courage - Investing in Families

Early childhood educators have always understood the importance of working with families – but we know this is easier said than done. How do we collaborate and codesign our work with families in ways that are both meaningful for them and for us? 


As the complexity of working with families changes – engaging, empowering, and investing in families is more important now than ever.


As we highlight this evolving issue, we invite you to join our March 7 webinar as we take a deep dive into the inspiring courage of past, present, and future leaders and their impactful work with families.


  • Dr. Gloria G. Rodriguez – Founder, AVANCE

  • Adrián Pedroza – National Executive Director, Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors

  • Jackie Herrera – Program Director, Waltham Family School


Hosted by Dr. Valora Washington – CEO & President, The CAYL Institute

Contact Information:

Dr. Gloria G. Rodriguez

Adrián Pedroza

Jackie Herrera

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