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"Your presentation was insightful, inspiring, informative and inclusive. Also, your welcoming, non-judgemental manner helped everyone feel safe to share and discuss sensitive topics."

- Melissa, educator

Kaleidoscope Education Consulting offers professional development workshops, trainings, and consultation services to primary school educators, school leaders, caregivers, and parents, as well as for childcare centers and non-profit organizations. 

Isabel has over 20 years of experience teaching in economically and racially diverse communities, and working with multilingual students and families. As a teacher, consultant and parent, Isabel understands the challenges of this work and strives to make the trainings accessible, meaningful, and relevant so that educators and families feel equipped with effective strategies and solutions.

Isabel also provides workshops for parents and caregivers to help navigate the Dutch education system. Check the events page for upcoming workshops on primary school choice in Amsterdam.

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In addition to the topics below, Isabel is available to design customized professional development and trainings that fit your community and your students' unique needs. She also provides support for curriculum review and coaching for DEI school committees.

 

Sample topics include:


•    Building home-school partnerships with multicultural, multilingual and newcomer families

•    Introduction to Culturally Responsive Teaching
•    Culturally Responsive literature instruction in the primary classroom

•    Understanding culture and identity and its impact in the primary classroom
•    How to talk to children about race (for families and/or educators)

 

*NEW Coaching Program for Teachers -begins September 2024!

Contact Isabel to learn more about the new Equity Classroom Project! She will provide 1:1 coaching for teachers who are looking for extensive strategies to expand their skillsets and mindsets in order to create classrooms where every child can thrive. Team coaching is also an option. Limited space - save your spot!

*NEW Back to School Diversity Training - begins August 2024!

 

Learn practical strategies for building belonging and community during the crucial first weeks of school. Educators will leave with an action plan for creating a supportive and inclusive classroom community, setting the stage for a successful school year.


For inquiries, workshop descriptions, cost information, or to set up a free introductory call, please contact: info@kaleidoscopeconsulting.nl
 

Clients and Collaborators

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Leikskólinn Holt
Reykjanesbær, Iceland
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