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Helping Children Transition to a New Country

featuring: Nury Castillo Crawford

Episode 3: Helping Children Transition to a New Country featuring Nury Castillo Crawford

Transitions are hard, especially when you are moving to a new school or a new country. Today’s guest, Nury Castillo Crawford, is sharing tangible tips you can use as a parent or educator to help kids make this transition. Nury is a life-long educator with over 20 years of experience supporting students and parents. She’s the Director of Academic Support at one of the largest school districts in the country and the President of the Georgia Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents.

In addition to a successful career in education, Nury is also an entrepreneur. She is the owner of 1010 Publishing. Her debut bilingual children’s book is called '3,585 Miles to Be an American Girl' and it’s based on her personal story of moving from Peru to the United States at 10 years old. In this episode, we also talk about biliteracy and the need for children’s books with Latino characters, the importance of having compassion, the most valuable lessons she learned from her parents, and the importance of helping children embrace their culture.

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