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Sesame Street Overview on Military Resources | Kids Serve Too!

Thu December 6, 2018: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST


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Image of happy cartoon children holding hands and jumping, on grass with a clear blue sky. The words Kids Serve Too are in white on the grass, and the logos of Sesame Street for Military Families and the Military Families Learning Network are nestled in the grass.

About This Webinar:

In this event, part of the Kids Serve Too series, representative(s) from the Sesame Street Workshop explore the Sesame Street for Military Families website and highlight resources available for training, outreach efforts, family conversations, and community events. They also discuss activities that promote child and family self-expression.

This event is hosted by the Family Transitions and Family Development concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network.


Antonio Freitas is the Senior Content Manager at Sesame Workshop. He develops professional development resources and courses for Sesame Street In Communities. Prior to joining the US Social Impact Team at Sesame, Antonio worked as an early childhood Deputy Director with The Children’s Aid Society in New York. In this role, he developed teaching staff  and managed educational compliance across the agency’s 14 early childhood sites in Harlem, Staten Island, the Bronx, and Washington Heights. Before that, Antonio managed sites as a Program Director leading staff, students, and families in the Early Head Start and Head Start initiatives.
Before his involvement with The Children’s Aid Society, Antonio worked at Uncommon Schools, recruiting for the charter management organization from 2009-2011. Antonio’s earliest forays into education were teaching in second grade classrooms, chairing the initial cohorts at Leadership Prep Bed-Stuyvesant at Uncommon Schools, (2007-2009), and within NYC’s Department of Education as a Teach For America corps member at PS 170 in the Bronx from 2003-2007. During this time, he completed his MS in teaching from Pace University. Antonio holds a BA in social work from Seattle University. Antonio’s focus centered on restorative justice programs he managed at the Monroe State Penitentiary for men serving life sentences, as well as an internship at The Lambert House, providing case management and Life Skills courses to homeless LGBTQ youth.

Continuing Education Credit

Programming approval for 1.0 CEU credits has been obtained for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, MI, NY, ND, OH, OK

Case Management Continuing Education Credits from the Commission for Case Manager Certification are no longer available for this webinar. However, please click the button below to complete an evaluation to give us your feedback.

Certificates of completion are available for providers interested in documenting their training activities.

Click the button below for CE credit or certificate of completion
You will be prompted to complete an evaluation after which a link will be provided to the post-test and/or certificate.

Continuing Education Credit/Certificate

Event Materials

Presentation Slides (PDF)

Presentation Slides (SlideShare)

Resource Discovery: Sesame Street for Military Families (Blog Post)

Additional Resources (PDF)

Webinar Flyer (PDF)

Kids Serve Too Series

Kids Serve Too! is a webinar series designed to support service providers and education professionals who work with military children and families. This Sesame Street for Military Families and Military Families Learning Network collaborative webinar series invites you to explore resources and strategies related to community violence, military relocation, military caregiving, and young children with special needs.

Learn more about the series, sign up for the mailing list and take a look at the other webinars in this series on the Kids Serve Too homepage!

Kids Serve Too –  Homepage


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