Willeen Bennally

Lead Teacher/Principal/FACE Coordinator

Cove Day School

Willeen J. Bennally is full Navajo and from the Indian country Sanostee, New Mexico. She is of the Ta'chii'nii clan, born for ToAheedliinii, maternal grandfathers are Kinyii'aanii and paternal grandfathers are Tsin Sikaadnii. A humble school administrator of a Bureau of Indian Education school.

Willeen Bennally

Session Information:

Honoring Resilience Through Culture & Identity / Honrar la resiliencia a través de la cultura y la identidad

Building resiliency through understanding Native American history of policies, breaking the generational characteristics and trauma of the boarding school era, and working towards Indigenous and modern ways of learning and education by working through the realms of prenatal thru pre-kindergarten will be discussed. /
Se discutirá la construcción de la resiliencia a través de la comprensión de la historia de las políticas de los nativos americanos, rompiendo las características generacionales y el trauma de la era de los internados, trabajando hacia formas indígenas y modernas de aprendizaje y educación, trabajando a través de los ámbitos de prenatal a pre-kindergarten.

Introductory

Family and Community Leadership

Engaging Ethnically Diverse Families, Social Issues and/or Barriers to Family Participation

October 26

9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.