Presentations

11/28/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Hernandez, Luis

Building Key Relationships in Early Education is Fundamental to Quality Practices, by Luis Hernandez

This session is sponsored by the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education. What are some basic ingredients in any relationship? We’ll begin this conversation with a foundational sauce of respect and trust. Each requires time, exploration, blending and the stirring of consistent work. In every relationship, especially in early education settings, the adults […]Full Description

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12/05/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Small, Lauren

“Systems Mindsets” as Business Solutions for ECE Program Leaders, by Lauren Small, MBA

This session is sponsored by HiMama.   Do you have a “Systems Mindset” for running your program? Making systems and processes a priority for almost everything aspect of your program helps you and your staff avoid burnout, understand expectations and processes, and operate efficiently. When you have processes in place for everything, you mitigate risk and […]Full Description

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12/12/2018
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Bella, Jill

Circle of Influence: Implementing Shared Decision Making and Participative Management, by Jill Bella, Ed.D.

Sponsored by McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership. All too often directors of early care and education programs spend time planning and implementing meetings only to find out that the “real” meeting happens in the parking lot after the designated time that was set aside for the formal gathering. Collaboration and involving staff in the […]Full Description

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01/16/2019
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Tiemann, Amy

van der Zande, Irene

Teachable Moments for Personal Safety: Doing Right by Young Children in Early Childhood Programs, by Amy Tiemann and Irene van der Zande

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory   They say it takes a village to raise a child. This proverb could never be more true than now. To create safe villages for children, every responsible adult—from parents & caregivers, to teachers, staff, aides, specialists, and administrators—needs to work together to understand and teach children the […]Full Description

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01/23/2019
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Kaiser, Barbara

Bullying in ECE: What we need to know to make a difference, by Barbara Kaiser

This webinar is sponsored by Second Step, an initiative of Committee for Children. Bullying behavior has become part of too many people’s lives, especially children’s. We need to understand what bullying behavior is, why it occurs, and how to teach children the skills they need to reduce bullying in early childhood. In this transformational webinar, […]Full Description

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01/30/2019
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Petchel, Kathe

Ligon, Kathy

Staff Retention in Child Care: Are you Rocking It or is Your Ship Rocky? by Kathe Petchel and Kathy Ligon

Sponsored by HINGE Brokers.   Twenty-five percent of American companies lose new employees within the first year of employment… but in child care, this number increases to 30-40 percent. This amount of turnover affects your company culture, parent confidence in your schools and your bottom line. But what steps can you take to curb the […]Full Description

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02/06/2019
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Galinsky, Ellen

Ramsey, Erin

Autonomy Support: A New Approach to Managing Challenging Behavior, by Ellen Galinsky and Erin Ramsey

This session is sponsored by The InvestiGator Club. Increasingly, it is known that executive function skills are important in school readiness and school success, in graduation rates and workforce success. Studies have even found that young children with executive function skills are more likely to be healthier and wealthier in their 30s, regardless of their […]Full Description

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02/20/2019
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Beneke, Sallee

Ostrosky, Michaelene

Inclusive ECE Classrooms and The Project Approach, by Sallee Beneke and Michaelene Ostrosky

Sponsored by Brookes Publishing   Teachers often see products of the Project Approach, and wish they knew how to implement it. Some teachers may believe they cannot use the Project Approach, because they serve students with disabilities, while other professionals are unsure of how to get started. In this webinar, Project Approach and Special Education […]Full Description

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02/27/2019
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Ligon, Kathy

State of the Industry: What’s Trending in Child Care

Sponsored by HINGE Brokers.   The early childhood education industry is ripe with investor interest. A highly diverse group of investors and owners are radically changing the landscape of program. Operational trends are changing quickly with new competition and demands from today’s parents. In addition, the market is gaining investment from private equity and real […]Full Description

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03/13/2019
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Douglass, Anne

Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership from Within, by Anne Douglass, PhD

Improving quality and advancing the field of early care and education depends on the leadership voice of early educators. Leading change and innovation are about having a vision for doing things better, being willing to think creatively, and being passionate and knowledgeable about change and inspiring others. In this paradigm-shifting webinar by author, advocate, and […]Full Description

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