Ijumaa Jordan, M.A. is a full time Early Education Consultant and Adjunct Faculty. As an early education consultant, Ijumaa focuses on play for children and adults, reflective teaching and supervision, culturally relevant teaching, and developing anti-bias curriculum for young children and adults. Highlights of current projects include: Working side by side with teachers to create complex and engaging play experiences; Supporting communities of practice for coaches focusing on reflective teaching and play; Mentoring a cohort of adult educators and administrators to support reflective practice and anti-bias education at a community college. She teaches classes that cover the areas of play across the lifespan, developing an anti-bias curriculum for children and children’s literacy. Ijumaa earned an MA Human Development from Pacific Oaks College with a concentration in Early Childhood Education Leadership, Teaching Adults, and Anti-bias Education.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.