Exploring and Integrating Diverse Children’s Literature in Our Classroom

I See Me In What I Read


Session Dates

Wednesday January 11, 2023 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM - Webinar


Dr. Lakesha Johnson will kick off our book study and provide insight from her perspective as a speech and language pathologist and a parent to the importance of using children’s literature where children can see themselves in the books they read.

Participants will be able to:
- Explain the importance of representation and why it matters in children’s literature.
- Name three resources for integrating diverse literature into their classroom.

Target Audience

Special educators, classroom educators, literacy coaches, reading specialists, speech language pathologists, teachers of English learners, administrators, paraprofessionals, and parents.

Topics Covered: Literacy

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2257, or kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant, Dr. Lakeisha Johnson

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Pam Kastner

Additional Info

These sessions will be recorded and posted on our PaTTAN website and PaTTAN Youtube channel for public viewing at https://www.youtube.com/c/PaTTANHBG/playlists. Please allow up to a week after the live session for the recording to be posted. No certificates of attendance are provided for watching the recorded sessions. REGISTRATION IS NOT NECESSARY IF WATCHING THE RECORDED SESSIONS ONLY.