Workshops

Professional Development

Our 2019-2020 Workshop Series is here!

With the goal of expanding knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach to education, the Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network offers a range of professional development opportunities for educators. Rich and varied learning experiences are developed to support participants understanding of the fundamental principles of the Reggio Approach along with opportunities for collaboration between teachers from different schools. We hope you will join us!

Our founding sponsers have generously funded a scholorship fund.

We offer scholorships to attend our full series workshops. To apply please Reach out.

Interested in a specific workshop? Reach out. We are happy to connect you with presenters, workshop leaders, and consultants.

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November 2019

The Right To Nature

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mass Audubon Endicott Wildlife Sanctuary, 346 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA 01984
Wenham, MA 01984 US
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On November 23 9:30-12:30, We will discuss how meaningful time in nature is an important part of children's rights. On November 23 9:30-12:30, We will discuss how meaningful time in nature with children reminds us that all children have the right to: · Take risks· Use their senses· Understand where their food comes from· Develop relationships with plants and animals· Experience awe and wonder· Imagine and create· Work together outdoors· Run and move· Solve problems and develop relationships Karen First,…

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2019-2020 BARIN Workshop Series: Amplifying the Rights of Children

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 25, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on March 24, 2020 at 9:30 am

One event on April 23, 2020 at 9:30 am

Cambridge, Cambridge, MA 02238
Cambridge, MA 02238 US
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The Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Workshop Series. Based on the feedback and on going dialogue following the August Conference on The Rights of Children, we have decided to continue to explore this important topic as the theme of our Workshop Series. What are the rights of children? How do we need to shift our image of children? What changes do we need to make as educators in order to allow children's right to…

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February 2020

2019-2020 BARIN Workshop Series: Amplifying the Rights of Children

February 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Cambridge, Cambridge, MA 02238
Cambridge, MA 02238 US
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The Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Workshop Series. Based on the feedback and on going dialogue following the August Conference on The Rights of Children, we have decided to continue to explore this important topic as the theme of our Workshop Series. What are the rights of children? How do we need to shift our image of children? What changes do we need to make as educators in order to allow children's right to…

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Right to Risk for Infants & Toddlers

February 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Infants, Toddlers and Two’s: Creating a responsive environment for exploration, risk and adventure that values children’s interests, skill d Young children enter the world eager to learn----eager to satisfy their individual passions and eager to follow their innate curiosity wherever it takes them. When a child enters our school, our first task is to provide her with secure relationships so she is safe to be herself. From that place of nurture and comfort, she is then able to venture forth…

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March 2020

2019-2020 BARIN Workshop Series: Amplifying the Rights of Children

March 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 23, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Cambridge, Cambridge, MA 02238
Cambridge, MA 02238 US
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The Boston Area Reggio Inspired Network is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 Workshop Series. Based on the feedback and on going dialogue following the August Conference on The Rights of Children, we have decided to continue to explore this important topic as the theme of our Workshop Series. What are the rights of children? How do we need to shift our image of children? What changes do we need to make as educators in order to allow children's right to…

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Rights of LGBTQ+ Children and Families

March 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Advent School, 99 West Cedar Street, Boston, MA 02114
Boston, MA 02114 US
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In this interactive workshop, participants will explore the expanding vocabulary of gender, learn how gender and gender bias develop. Jen Francazio has eleven years' experience teaching in classrooms ranging from infants to preschool. She has helped support and guide the development of anti-bias initiatives in two high-quality early childhood programs and provides professional development for other educators around issues of oppression, with a focus on gender and gender bias. Jen has presented nationally, for NAEYC, on the topic of allying…

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