Collaborations with Sesame Street

OneOp has collaborated with Sesame Street to deliver programming and resources for the professional development of family service providers. This evidence-based programming supports childhood development and family strengthening.

All of the content below is free to review and offers opportunities for continuing education credit. Click the event links below for details!

“During my husband’s first deployment, Elmo was one of my helpers. He was a constant during the ups and downs of dad being gone.” – Janine BoldiN

WEBINARS

Coming Together with Sesame Street: Resources for Racial Justice

Sesame Street: Racial Justice TopicThis webinar focuses on Sesame Street resources specifically curated for family communication strategies and developmentally-focused concepts connected to racial literacy.

Sesame Street and You: Caring for Each Other During COVID-19 and Other Emergencies

Big Bird hugging young girlThis webinar discusses resources applicable for the whole family to find comfort, connect, and take care of themselves during disasters. This discussion focuses on resources related to the COVID-19 health emergency. 

Kids Serve Too! Series

Kids Serve Too Series Event CoverThis webinar series highlights curated resources to support service providers and education professionals working with military children and families. 

PODCASTS & BLOG POSTS

Celebrating 15 Years of Sesame Street for Military Families| Anchored Episode 25
In this podcast episode, we talk with Tara Wright about the 15 year anniversary of SS4MF and discuss the array of SS4MF topics and resources for military families and children. CE credits from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work are available!

Sesame Street: Traumatic Experiences and Resilience with Rocio Galarza| Anchored Episode 21
In this episode, Sesame Street’s Rocio Galarza joins the Family Development team for a discussion on resilience and traumatic experiences. CE credits from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work are available!

Resource Discovery: Sesame Street’s New Coming Together Initiative
Sesame Street’s new Coming Together initiative focuses on discussions around racism. Sesame Street has introduced two new characters, Wes and his father Elijah, as part of their new “ABC’s of Racial Literacy” series. This blog covers details about what is included in this initiative.

A New Adventure for our Military Kids
Whether children are going back to school full time, learning from home, a mix of both, or families are PCSing now or later, there are things you can do as a military service provider to help the families you serve feel hopeful, excited, and ready.

Sesame Street for Military Families Initiative
The Sesame Street for Military Families initiative has been a 12-year-long initiative to support our military families with young children through all the milestones of their lives. All resources are on a free, bilingual (English and Spanish) website, where families can find information and multimedia resources on the topics of military deployments, multiple deployments, homecomings, relocations, (visible and invisible) injuries, and grief.

Sesame Street: All Roads Lead to Military Families
The Sesame Workshop is creating even more specific programming for military families through its Sesame Street for Military Families (SS4MF) initiative. As with SSIC, this initiative offers valuable resources for families, caregivers, professionals, and providers.

Service member holding young child to high-five Elmo

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES