What’s New – the latest posts, events, newsletters, and meeting minutes from North Seattle Cooperative Preschools Parent Advisory Council.

Betty Williams

Podcast Episode 13: Modeling – How to be an Antiracist, with Betty Williams

 Betty S. Williams, MSW, NSC Parent Education Instructor/Program CoordinatorBetty is a determined advocate for racial justice and anti-bias work in order to create a more welcoming environment for children and families to thrive. She considers herself to be an accomplice with others also working towards justice, with an understanding that listening and being proximate with those most […]

Shakira and Cedar, 1 year old

Podcast Episode 12: Solo parenting with Shakira Rae Adams

  Tania talks to Shakira about Solo Parenting. Shakira Rae Adams M Ed. (they/them). Here we are in a gender-divided world with many broken systems. I am a non-binary queer solo parent passionate about raising a non-binary child in empowerment and security. I am a full-time student at North Seattle College pursuing my passion in […]

Karen Murphy

Podcast Episode 11: Unstructured play with Karen Murphy

  Tania talks to Teacher Karen about the power of unstructured free play.   Karen Murphy has been a teacher at Meadowbrook Cooperative Preschool for the past six years, but her experience in coop started 4 years prior as a parent. Karen has a BS in kinesiology, the study of human movement with an emphasis […]

Podcast Episode 10: On the Importance of Teachers of Color with Charisma Joy Ross

  In this episode, Tania talks to Charisma Joy Ross about the Importance of having Teachers of Color. Charisma Joy Ross was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She is the wife of Reid, the mother of two girls and the daughter of Panamanian immigrants. She holds a B.A. in English and a J.D., […]

Frances Coppa

Podcast Episode 9: Sensory Processing with Frances Coppa

  In this Episode, Tania talks to Frances Coppa about Sensory Processing.   Frances has been working in the field of education for 20 years.  She has been an elementary teacher, a special education teacher, an administrator, a co-op preschool parent and currently is the coordinator for Shoreline Community College co-ops and a parent educator […]

Erin Bernau

Podcast Episode 8: Mindful Parenting with Erin Bernau

  In this Episode, Tania talks to Erin Bernau about Mindful Parenting.   Erin B. Bernau, MSW, LICSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with more than sixteen years of experience working with children and families. She works as a psychotherapist at Northwest Family Therapy, as a parent coach with Sarina Natkin Parenting, and as a […]

Emily Bradley

Podcast Episode 7: Helping Children Deal with Fear, with Emily Bradley

 In this episode, Tania talks to Emily Bradley about helping children deal with fear.Emily Bradley is an educator, facilitator, entrepreneur and mother. For nearly a decade, she has been a Parent Education instructor with North Seattle College. In this role, she is committed to building communities of support and empowering families to find their own […]

Antoinette

Podcast Episode 6: Raising children Bilingual with Antoinette Angulo

In this episode, Tania talks to Antoinette about raising your kid bilingual Antoinette Angulo is a mother, wife, public health practitioner, and activist in Seattle, WA. Having worked with Latinx populations in the U.S. and in Latin America for over 25 years in clinical and community health settings, she is experienced in developing, implementing, and […]

Lea

Podcast Episode 5: Bilingualism in Children with Lea Evans

In this episode, Tania speaks with Parent Educator Lea Evans. Lea Evans has been a Parent Educator for North Seattle College for the past three years. She has a master’s degree in applied linguistics, essentially the study of language and pedagogy in language acquisition. She has previously taught both English and Spanish and has also worked […]

Shakira and Cedar, 1 year old

Podcast Episode 4: Non-binary genders with Shakira

  In our latest podcast episode, Tania speaks with Shakira Rae Adams M Ed. (they/them). Shakira’s Bio: Here we are in a gender divided world with many broken systems. I am a non-binary queer solo parent passionate about raising a non-binary child in empowerment and security. I am a full-time student at North Seattle College pursuing […]