The Power of Quality Connections It was more than a decade ago that Dr. Zoobi Waqar began her work in early childhood education in San Francisco. “Through my experiences I have gained an understanding for the profound way parents are affected by the care and education of their children,” said Zoobi. What started as a…
In San Francisco, 6 in 10 preschool-age children speak a language other than English at home. Throughout the history of this country, educators have prioritized English acquisition over the optimal development of children. However, more recently, we have begun to see these children’s languages other than English as assets, not liabilities.