Webinars

September 25, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Rush, Dathan

Shelden, M'Lisa

Coaching in Early Childhood, by Dathan Rush and M’Lisa Shelden

Sponsored by Brookes Publishing   This webinar will provide the background and rationale for using a coaching interaction style in early childhood programs to build the capacity of parents, teachers, and other care providers to promote child learning within the context of everyday routines and activities. In this powerful webinar, the presenters, Dathan Rush and […]Full Description

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October 10, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Winters, Dana

Li, Junlei

What Fred Rogers would say about “The Difference We Make”- How Simple, Everyday Interactions in Early Childhood are Critical, by Dana Winters, Ph.D. and Junlei Li, Ph.D.

This webinar is sponsored by Fred Rogers Center . In 1983, Fred Rogers delivered his first keynote address for the National Association for the Education of Young Children, where he asked the audience, “Do you ever wonder if you have made a difference?” More than three decades later, that question continues to resonate among many […]Full Description

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October 17, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Jens, Caroline

10 Simple Management Strategies That Bring Positive Changes to Your Early Childhood Program, by Caroline Jens

Sponsored by Smartcare   As a program director, continuous quality improvement is probably among your priorities.  There is power and energy that comes from making minor adjustments which in turn, bring you and your organization huge changes. Join this powerful this powerful webinar, by early childhood management expert, Caroline Jens, learn ten simple strategies ignite […]Full Description

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October 23, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Muhs, Mary

Build a Culture of Family Engagement through Responsive Communication, by Mary Muhs

This session is sponsored by The InvestiGator Club. Working with parents and families can be a challenge, especially when there are contradictory expectations. It can also be a joyful experience where engaging, life-long relationships are developed and cherished. In this engaging session, author, thought leader and professor, Mary Muhs, will explore family child care, center-based […]Full Description

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October 24, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Albrecht, Kay Montgomery

Reese-Learned, Halcyon

DuShane Young, Sharon

Pathways to Nature-Based Play: There Is One for You! by Kay Albrecht, Ph.D., Halcyon Reese-Learned and Sharon Young

Sponsored by Nature Explore. Nature-Based Play is all the rage these days. The list of documented benefits that can accrue to children, teachers, families, programs, and from having myriad engaging outdoor experiences is growing longer as this trend spreads into the educational mainstream. If you want to explore where you might fit in this movement […]Full Description

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October 29, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

MacDonald, Susan

Leadership Strategies for ECE Directors that Motivate, Guide, and Engage ECE Teachers, by Susan MacDonald

Sponsored by Storypark In this engaging webinar author and leadership expert Susan MacDonald will share key strategies that you, as a program leader, can use to inspire staff members to be fully committed to their own professional growth and development. The presentation will center around these fundamental questions: How do I motivate and inspire teachers […]Full Description

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October 30, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Wilschanski, Chanie

3 Key Indicators Stunting the Growth and Excellence in Your School, by Chanie Wilschanski

Sponsored by DiscoverED There is a commonly held myth that growth requires doing “more”… Some believe that staff and leaders need: More ideas, more strategies, and more tips and tricks to grow and sustain excellence. But, according to author and peak performance coach, Todd Herman, “More is the enemy of high performance.” This webinar, presented […]Full Description

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November 6, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Hall, Jared

Levins, Carol

One Chance for a 1st Impression: How small changes can have a BIG impact on enrollment, by Jared Hall and Carol Levins

Sponsored by Intellikid Systems If you are an early childhood program Director or leader who must ensure full enrollment, you know you only get one chance to make a first impression. Whether that first impression is on the phone, over email, or in person, prospective families form critical opinions about programs almost immediately. Join this […]Full Description

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November 13, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Wagner, Rachel

4 Easy Steps That Will FLIP Challenging Behavior in Your Early Childhood Program, by Rachel Wagner, MSW

Sponsored by Devereux Center for Resilient Children. Working with children who exhibit challenging behavior is no easy task! While there are hundreds of popular strategies and methods that promise to help reduce challenging behaviors, very few are as simple as the four common-sense steps our presenter, Rachel Wagner, will present in this powerful webinar Join […]Full Description

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January 8, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Curtis, Deb

Jaboneta, Nadia

Children’s Lively Minds: Deb Curtis & Nadia Jaboneta Share Insights About Schema Theory

Sponsored by Redleaf Press. Jean Piaget described a schema as a thread of thought which is demonstrated by repeated patterns in children’s play and suggested that children’s play is a reflection of deeper, internal and specifically directed thoughts. When children explore schemas, they build understandings of abstract ideas, patterns, and concepts. Children are keen observers, […]Full Description

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January 22, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Sluys, Debbi

Strategies for Multi-site ECE Programs to Attract Opportunities through Pedagogical Leadership and Creative Systems, by Debbie Sluys, RECE

Directing a multi-site organization requires a level of leadership sophistication which comes from courage, daily habits of positive action, self-awareness, keen listening skills and a visionary outlook. When the leader views the multi-site organization from an asset-based perspective, they will attract more positive outcomes. This engaging webinar, presented by experienced Canadian child care Executive, and […]Full Description

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March 18, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Larimore, Rachel

The Joys and Challenges Managing Nature-Based Programs, by Rachel Larimore

Sponsored by Storypark. “Get children outside more!” It seems a common phrase lately with a growing awareness for benefits of experiences with nature. Yet, the reality is it’s easier said than done. Yes, there are many benefits to children and teachers alike by integrating nature into the preschool curriculum. There are also opportunities for integrating […]Full Description

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