Webinars

April 8, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Pretti-Frontczak, Kristie

Using Mindfulness With Children of All Abilities to Keep Connections Strong, by Dr. Kristie Pretti-Frontczak

This webinar is by Brookes Publishing. All children need for their parents, caregivers, and educational professionals to “show up” and ensure they feel safe, seen, soothed, and secure. All children benefit when caregivers recognize and reduce stressors (big and small). This is because young children need our help learning how to self-regulate (which is about […]Full Description

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April 22, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Munn, Jenny

Simon, Fran S.

ECE Program Websites Matter to Families NOW & Always: SEO & Content for Parents, by Jenny Munn & Fran Simon, M.Ed.

Sponsored by Procare Software. THIS SESSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 22, 2020. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE During the current COVID-19 pandemic, it may be difficult to think about anything else. Your program’s website seems low on the priority list, but it still plays an important role in keeping current families informed and new […]Full Description

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May 6, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Sherman, Mike

Healthy Relationships and Attuned Interactions Support Early Development, by Dr. Mike Sherman

Sponsored by Second Step. This insightful webinar presented by Dr. Mike Sherman will focus on the importance of relationships with well regulated, attuned, caring adults for buffering social and emotional development, as well as life-long well-being. Join Dr. Sherman to learn cutting edge research on brain development and how meaningful relationships with well-regulated, reflective adults […]Full Description

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June 2, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Stoney, Louise

Easterling, Sharon

Child Care Management Software: What you need to know and Why it Matters, by Louise Stoney and Sharon Easterling

Sponsored by Procare Software. This workshop will describe the key role that automated Child Care Management Systems (CCMS) can play in successful business operations and key considerations when selecting a CCMS. Participants will also explore best practice and learn about new, cutting-edge initiatives aimed at expanding the use of CCMS and enabling links for billing […]Full Description

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June 3, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Goffin, Stacie

Washington, Valora

Early Care and Education’s Leadership Choices: What Lies Ahead for the Field? by Stacie Goffin and Dr. Valora Washington

Sponsored by Exchange Press. Ready or Not: Leadership Choices in Early Care and Education (Ready or Not) made its mark in 2007 by boldly calling for a field-wide response to the question of “What defines and bounds early care and education (ECE) as a field of practice?” A dozen years later, this unanswered question remains […]Full Description

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September 16, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Russell, Jason

Prepare, Prevent, Protect: Safety in Early Childhood Facilities, by Jason Russell

Sponsored by Procare Software. In this eye-opening webinar, you will learn the process of better preparing your early childhood education organization to deal with a variety of emergencies. The webinar, presented by security expert Jason Russell will cover how to assess your facility for vulnerabilities, develop best practice emergency procedures, and properly train staff to […]Full Description

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September 23, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Simon, Fran S.

Dick, Steven

Directors as Fearless Consumers of Software for Program Management, Family Communications, Documentation, and Family Engagement, by Fran Simon, M.Ed and Steven Dick, Ph.D.

This webinar is sponsored by Engagement Strategies. As an early childhood program Director or owner, your role can sometimes be a juggling act. To be successful, you must be efficient, resourceful, and professional with staff, parents, board members, and your community. Using software designed specifically for early childhood program operations, communications, and engagement can help […]Full Description

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September 30, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Galinsky, Ellen

Ramsey, Erin

Executive Function and Challenging Behavior: A New Approach

This session is sponsored by Second Step.   What really works in managing challenging behavior? That’s been the question of every new parent, every new teacher. New research on executive function skills is helping to answer that question with more precision. In this paradigm-shifting webinar by child development experts, researchers, and authors, Ellen Galinsky and […]Full Description

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October 7, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Foster-Jorgensen, Karen

Aligning Your Program’s Mission & Financial Model, by Karen Foster-Jorgensen

Sponsored by Procare Software. When your early childhood program’s mission calls for the highest quality services for families and the most qualified staff available, you need the finances to deliver! In this webinar, presented by experienced early childhood program leader and business expert, Karen Foster-Jorgensen, we will explore the challenges and  the opportunities that come […]Full Description

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October 21, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Jaboneta, Nadia

Teaching Social Justice: Navigating the Deep Waters of Equity in Early Childhood Programs

Sponsored by Exchange Press. In this compelling webinar, early childhood teacher, equity expert, and author, Nadia Jaboneta will share the story from her most recent book, You can’t Celebrate That! The session will explore the depths of Nadia’s riveting social justice journey as she partnered with families to explore cultural identity, religious celebrations and expressions […]Full Description

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