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Navigating the Early Years

November 25 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PST

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Families and caregivers of children 0-8 are invited to come together in a safe space for camaraderie, inspiration, problem solving, and support. Bring your thoughts, questions and wonderings to the conversation circle and share and encourage each other.

A speaker will be presenting at this session:
Lisa Lightening from MNBC will share a presentation showcasing the Métis Nation British Columbia Ministry of Education Early Years programs. Sharing the supports for Métis family’s birth to 8 years. She will relate the importance of identity and culture for children, and how MNBC is supporting families throughout their programs. Lisa will share how MNBC is supporting families with funding, cultural mail outs, events, and growing connections throughout the province. With opportunity for questions throughout the presentation.

Lisa Lightening is the Métis Early Childhood Education Coordinator and has been in the Early Childhood Education field for 30 years. She has managed and developed a number or Early learning programs for Indigenous communities throughout the north. Lisa has been working with Métis Nation British Columbia since February 2019, where she contributes her love of culture, early learning, and child development into a variety of cultural resources, workshops, and programming to support families and ECE with more opportunities to learn about Métis culture and how to be culturally inclusive in early learning programs.



Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not-for-profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability. FSI is unique in Canada and the only grass roots family to family organization that has a broad volunteer base.


You are invited to join FSI: EARLY YEARS TRANSITIONS, a private Facebook Group created by The Family Support Institute of BC aimed to support families navigate the journey of transitioning into Kindergarten for their loved ones through peer-to-peer support and shared experiences. https://www.facebook.com/groups/fsitransitiontok

All FSI Zoom sessions can be accessed by telephone only if access to computers and/or internet is a barrier. If you need assistance registering for any session, please call our office at 1-800-441-5403.



November 25 2021
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm PST
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