Current Course Schedule

Infancy Institute: Relationships that Heal: Choosing Connection over Control

This three-day Institute held during the month of June consists of workshops, guest presentations, and site visits. Topics vary each summer.
  • Course Number
  • Focus On
    Birth - 3 years
  • Category
    Career Development, Credit-bearing Courses, Online
  • Registration Options and Cost
    $275 9.0 CTLE or 0.9 CEU
    $1,761 1.0 Credits


Summer 2 2023

  • Section 1:
    • Yasmin Dorrian
      Yasmin Dorrian
      Yasmin Dorrian, MS, is the co-director of the Infancy Institute and an advisor and course instructor at Bank Street Graduate School of Education, where she also obtained an MSEd in Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention. She is certified in early childhood special and general education from birth – grade 2. Yasmin also owns and operates a consulting company for parents and early childhood centers. Her work focuses on meeting her clients where they are in their own development and then guiding their growth to best meet the needs of the children and their families. Yasmin draws on a wide range of experiences to inform her practice; she has worked as a teacher, a director, and consultant in a number of early childhood settings across the United States and abroad. Her undergraduate degree is from Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, where she focused on child development and cultivated her passion at the renowned Early Childhood Center.
    • Marjorie Brickley
      Marjorie Brickley
      Margie Brickley, MSEd, IMHE® IV, is the co-director of the Infancy Institute and on the faculty at Bank Street Graduate School of Education in the Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention Program. She supports graduate students in the field and teaches classes focused on child and adult development. In addition, she is a staff developer and consultant supporting early childhood teachers and home visiting staff in Brooklyn, NY. Her recent publications include: “Honoring Knowledge and Experience: Highlighting Caregiver Voices in a Professional Development Curriculum,” Issue #42, Bank Street Occasional Paper Series, and contributions to the “Families” chapter of Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves, In L. Derman-Sparks, J. Edwards & C. Goins (Eds.) (Washington, DC: NAEYC. 2020). She earned her MSEd in Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention from Bank Street Graduate School.