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Dr. Rosemarie Allen Delights and Inspires Columbia Regional Inclusive Services at Back-to-School Event
Dr. Rosemarie Allen presented to CRIS staff on August 25 with a focus on racial equity. Her talk was suffused with candor, heart, and Dr. Allen's characteristic wit. Dr. Allen has long advocated for all children to have access to high quality early childhood programs that are developmentally and culturally appropriate.
Her presentation at CRIS helped staff understand and learn how to disrupt implicit bias to strengthen learning and social-emotional outcomes for all children. Her talk was exceptionally well-received by our staff, welcomed as a truly wonderful way to kick off the 2023-2024 school year. Thank you Dr. Allen!
As part of our foundational work in equity, Dr. Allen will be leading a series of ongoing professional development opportunities for CRIS staff throughout the 2023-2024 school year.