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Stacey York

Biography:

Stacey YorkStacey York has worked with children and families for thirty years. She teaches child development at Minneapolis Community and Technical College and actively incorporates diversity and the voices of people of color into all of her courses. For the past five years, she has explored integrating technology into adult learning. She teaches on-line and guides E-LECT (E-learning for early childhood teachers), a collaborative effort of the child development departments at thirteen Minnesota community and technical colleges. Stacey has worked in child care and early childhood education as a teacher, parent educator, and center director. She earned her master's degree in human development from Pacific Oaks College. She worked alongside Louise Derman-Sparks in the Culturally Relevant Anti-Bias Leadership Project. She has written articles for Early Childhood Today and Children's Television Workshop now called Sesame Workshop, and she served as a curriculum consultant for the public television series, The Puzzle Place. Today she is a nationally recognized expert in the area of early childhood multicultural education; the development of prejudice; and the impact of racism on children's development. She especially enjoys conducting workshops that allow her to interact with early childhood educators. In 2001 Stacey and her husband Dennis adopted two boys, ages five and seven, with special needs. Together they live on Kindred Spirit Farm, a sixty-acre farm outside the Twin Cities, where they have a vineyard, small orchards, gardens, horses, sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys, and a donkey. Stacey recently became certified in equine-assisted psychotherapy. She spends part of her summers working with children and horses. She shares her passion for strengthening families through celebrating holidays and seasons as a consultant for Time to Celebrate. Publications: Roots and Wings: Affirming Culture in Early Childhood Settings (Redleaf Press, 2003) Big as Life, Volume 1: The Everyday Inclusive Curriculum (Redleaf Press, 1998) Big as Life, Volume 2: The Everyday Inclusive Curriculum (Redleaf Press, 1998) Stacey presents workshops and classes on a variety of topics including multicultural education; development of prejudice in children; impact of racism on children's development; integrating technology into adult learning; animals as healers for children with attachment and emotional issues; and celebrating holidays, seasons, and creating family traditions.

Stacey York's Books

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  • Roots & Wings (e-book): Affirming Culture in Early Childhood Programs, Revised Edition

    Author: Stacey York
    Product Code: 540931
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-093-1

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    Roots and Wings was published over a decade ago as the first practical resource for early childhood teachers on the new topic of multicultural education. Completely updated, this new edition retains the best of the original while presenting current anti-bias and culturally relevant issues in educating young children in a clear and organized way.

    With over 100 new and revised activities, practical examples, and staff-training recommendations, the revised edition also includes new chapters on bilingual education, culturally responsive teaching, and children and prejudice. Nine comprehensive chapters provide a thorough and accessible introduction to working with diverse children and families in early childhood settings. The book also includes an updated, extensive list of suggested resources.

    An ideal resource for early childhood teachers, program directors, pre-service and in-service teacher trainers, and parents interested in anti-bias and multicultural education.

    Age Focus: 3-6. e-book, 287 pgs.

     
  • Roots and Wings, Third Edition: Affirming Culture and Preventing Bias in Early Childhood

    Author: Stacey York
    Product Code: 544557
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-455-7

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    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    Use the updated activities, examples, and research to improve your anti-bias and multicultural education programs. This clear and practical guide includes expanded information on English Language Learners, family engagement, culturally responsive teaching, and staff training. Create a positive environment for working with diverse groups of children and families.

    Age focus: 0–8. Softbound, 296 pgs.

     
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  • Roots and Wings 3rd Edition (e-book): Affirming Culture and Preventing Bias in Early Childhood

    Author: Stacey York
    Product Code: 544564
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-456-4

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    Published by Redleaf Press New Product Free sample chapter

    Use the updated activities, examples, and research to improve your anti-bias and multicultural education programs. This clear and practical guide includes expanded information on English Language Learners, family engagement, culturally responsive teaching, and staff training. Create a positive environment for working with diverse groups of children and families.

    Age focus: 0–8. E-book, 296 pgs.

     
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