Webinars

October 20, 2021

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Small, Lauren

Marsh, Virginia

Secrets to Finding Talent Amidst a ECE Staffing Crisis: Think Outside the Toybox, by Lauren Small and Virginia Marsh

Sponsored by Procare Software. Have crippling staff shortages forced you out of the director’s office and back into the classroom? Are you struggling to recruit and train employees? Does your existing staff complain about burnout? Perhaps you’ve even turned away potential enrollments due to being short-staffed. As overwhelmed directors must ask more and more of […]Full Description

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October 21, 2021

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Delgado, Laura

Boost Enrollment in Family Child Care: Curriculum Helps, by Laura Delgado

Sponsored by Learning Beyond Paper At a time when it is more difficult than ever to offer high-quality home-based child care, every little detail counts.  Offering a comprehensive and easy to use curriculum is not only great for children and families, but it is also an attractive selling point. From a pedagogical perspective and business […]Full Description

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October 27, 2021

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Housman, Donna

The Power of Emotional Intelligence for Children Birth Through Eight, by Dr. Donna Housman

Sponsored by Housman Institute. In this time of uncertainty and anxiety, we need to focus on all that our littlest learners have experienced. Almost all pre-school-aged children made their first start to school carrying more than their backpacks with them this fall. They also brought loads of emotions- from separation anxiety to how to make […]Full Description

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November 3, 2021

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Howell, Jacky

Coaching and Supervising Staff for Social Emotional Development Growth: Prioritizing SEL in Your Program, by Jacky Howell

Sponsored by Second Step. New Date – November 3, 2021 We all understand the importance of Social/Emotional Learning for children in early childhood programs. Yet, one of the biggest challenges administrators face is ensuring all children in their programs are offered the best opportunities for social-emotional development. Join this paradigm-shifting webinar by early childhood education […]Full Description

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November 10, 2021

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Snyder, Patricia

Hemmeter, Mary Louise

Fox, Lise

The Keys to Effective Practice-Based Coaching: A Framework for Early Childhood Leaders

Sponsored by Brookes Publishing.   As an early childhood program leader, you know coaching is the most powerful element of continuous quality improvement.  Developing your coaching skills is critical to help your staff engage children nurture their development. Join this free eye-opening webinar to learn about a coaching framework for supporting early childhood practitioners’ use […]Full Description

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November 11, 2021

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Copeland, Tom

Child Care Stabilization Grants and New Tax Changes for 2021, by Tom Copeland

Sponsored by Learning Beyond Paper. This webinar, presented by child care business expert, Tom Copeland, will cover all the new tax changes affecting family child care providers for 2021. These include the Child Care Stabilization Grants, SBA forgivable loans, new child tax credit, what’s deductible in the era of COVID, calculating your Time-Space% if you […]Full Description

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December 8, 2021

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Tagawa, Dean

Amezquita, Ranae

Haugen, Kirsten

Growing Natural Outdoor Preschool Classrooms to Scale: LA Unified School District’s Bold Approach

Sponsored by Nature Explore. Join Dr Dean Tagawa, Ranae Amezquita, and Kirsten Haugen to learn how and why the second-largest school district in the United States has committed to creating natural outdoor classrooms in every one of its early care and education centers. The presenters will share California’s Los Angeles Unified School District multi-year journey […]Full Description

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January 5, 2022

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Delgado, Laura

Intentional Preschool Environments Set the Stage for Young Children, by Laura Delgado

Sponsored by Learning Beyond Paper. Every early childhood program’s physical environment, both indoor and outdoor, sets the stage for learning and engagement. The physical environment sends strong messages to children and adults about what is valued, who is valued, and what learning can occur within the spaces. It is up to family child care providers, […]Full Description

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January 12, 2022

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Bartoloni, Vicki

Inspirations from Reggio Emilia for a STEM-Infused Environment, Dr. Vicki Carper Bartolini

Sponsored by Redleaf Press. From her recently published book, Creating a Reggio-Inspired STEM Environment for Young Children, award-winning educator Dr. Vicki Carper Bartolini offers practical suggestions and resources for teachers to re-envision their early learning environments with a focus on STEM. Using the Reggio Emilia lens that honors the right of children to a wondrous […]Full Description

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