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Thinking With a Social Justice in ECE

September 28, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


This online workshop is meant to support educators in thinking with a social justice perspective by thinking about what social justice means to them.  Through thinking with pedagogical questions, participants will engage in discussions to explore how to make visible injustices, advocate and begin to stand in solidarity with children and families who may need and want support. 

Facilitator Information:

Ana Valle Rivera is the Founder of Early Years Workshops. By combining experience in the field, academics, the ECEBC Code of Ethics, and the BC Early Learning Framework, Ana supports others to think in multiple perspectives and improve pedagogical, social, emotional, attachment-based, trauma-informed, and intuitive practices. 

Note from Ana Valle: To stand in solidarity with my Indigenous brother, sister, and the Indigenous community, I do not facilitate workshops on Indigenous topics on my own. I will continue to co-facilitate with my sister until she feels ready to present the topics on her own. I will continue to work within the Indigenous community and I am working on creating opportunities for BIPOC voices to be heard. 

Background & Experience: Raised in a large and lively family in East Vancouver BC, Ana knew her life’s purpose was working with children. She began working in the childcare field in 2007, has a Diploma in ECE, Special Needs and Infant Toddler Education(2010), and a Bachelor in Child and Youth Care with a specialization in Early Years (2021). Ana is a parent, a children’s book author, and the founder of Early Years Workshops & Training. Ana has many aspirations but her current focus is to inspire positive change in the early year’s field through sharing a vision of social justice and social wellness for all. 

Registration Information:

Cost: $5.00

Location: Online Workshop


  1. It is the participants’ responsibility to read the workshop/course description and make sure the training selected is suitable for their learning needs.
  2. Participants must be 19 years of age at the time of registration.
  3. The equivalent of Grade 8 high-school English understanding, written and oral skills are necessary to actively participate in class.
  4. Participants must stay for the full workshop/course & actively participate to receive a certificate.
  5. Doors close 15 minutes after start time in respect to facilitator and participants.
  6. We are unable to accommodate children during workshop/course time. Please make childcare arrangements.
  7. Payment must be made at the time of registration to confirm a seat. Registration is online only.
  8. Receipts and handouts are always sent by email.
  9. There is a $15 charge to reprint a certificate or receipt for up to 1 year from the workshop/course date.
  10. Everyone in the class must abide by the Classroom Code of Conduct.
  11. These are non-credit workshops/courses, meaning they cannot be applied towards the completion of a university or college certificate, diploma or degree.
  12. If you have questions about a certificate being accepted by the ECE Registry, please contact them at 1-888-338-6622 or look on their website here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/education-training/early-learning/teach/training-and-professional-development/become-an-early-childhood-educator/renew-maintain-ece-certification
  13. While facilitators strive to cover each workshop’s content as outlined in the description as closely as possible, it is important to point out that each educator is on an individual and unique learning pathway.

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September 28, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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(604) 826 - 3634
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