Constance Walker talks about the fact that early childhood programs are failing boys, particularly boys of color, and provides strategies for how to address this disturbing trend.
Q1: What do we know about how early childhood programs are failing boys of color? [transcript]
Q2: What strategies can teachers use to fully support boys in their learning? [transcript]
About the Speaker
Constance Walker manages and oversees the services/contracts of agencies that provide technical assistance/consultation to early childhood programs to support and maintain children with special needs that include: medical, developmental, social/emotional/behavioral challenges. This program provides prevention/intervention services to the teacher on behalf of children with special needs. The goal of this program is to maintain children with special needs in a stable early childhood setting by developing/enhancing the skills of the teacher/provider. Constance continues to provide professional development in the community around working with children with special needs and supporting boys in the early childhood setting.