USD 489 Understanding Poverty

On Friday all pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educators, paraeducators, administrators, and other staff with USD 489 attended an inservice on educating Screen Shot 2013-10-05 at 9.14.02 AMchildren from poverty. Screen Shot 2013-10-05 at 9.13.55 AMScreen Shot 2013-10-05 at 9.14.09 AM

Anna Huynh, elementary teacher at Westside school in Hays and a certified Ruby Payne Trainer  presented the  program from Payne’s ground-breaking research about educating children from poverty.

This training, at the American Legion in Hays, offered an opportunity to understand the complexities that arise from experiencing poverty and how it impacts a child’s learning.

Photos courtesy USD 489