Webinars

August 12, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Reeble, Tina

Fox, Heather

Heart-Centered Leadership: Create an Inspiring Work Environment With a People-Centric, Nature-Based Approach, by Tina Reeble, BS and Heather Fox, MA

Sponsored by Nature Explore. Working with children is joyful and rewarding but it also takes great reserves of strength and energy. Discover ways to use heart-centered leadership techniques to support teachers while creating a foundation for a well-working organization. Heart-centered leadership begins with an appreciation for the wonders of the world and the people around […]Full Description

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August 19, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Baker, Isabel

Vandament, Amy

The Magic Triangle of Reading Aloud: The Book, the Child, and the Adult, by Isabel Baker, M.A.T., M.L.S. and Amy E. Vandament

Sponsored by The Book Vine for Children. Children’s picture books are full of joy and learning (phonological awareness, development of pre-reading skills, problem solving, and decoding, just to name a few). Join children’s book curation experts, Isabel Baker, M.A.T., M.L.S.  and Amy E. Vandament as they share the magic that happens when you combine a […]Full Description

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August 20, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Murray, Kris

The ECE Director’s Overwhelm Loop: How to Eliminate Overwhelm in 4 Easy Steps, by Kris Murray

Sponsored by The Child Care Success Company. Running an early learning program was challenging enough prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, administrators and owners are exhausted, maxed out, and unable to afford more talent on their teams. What’s the solution? Join leading child care expert Kris Murray for a clear roadmap on how to get […]Full Description

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September 2, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Marrs, Anna

Delgado, Holly

Using Authentic Assessment Amid COVID-19, by Anna Marrs and Holly Delgado

Sponsored by COR Advantage. As children come back to school, after weeks or months of out of school time, many questions loom large. How will we know children’s true developmental levels when we may be working with them virtually or in hybrid settings? This upcoming school year, we need assessment data more than ever to […]Full Description

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September 16, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Russell, Jason

Prepare, Prevent, Protect: Security & 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 17, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Petchel, Kathe

Petchel, Molly

Continuous Improvement in the Era of COVID-19: Using a guided process approach, by Kathe Petchel and Molly Petchel

Sponsored by  1Place Childcare Compliance Software. For early childhood education programs it’s hard to see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, but we are inching forward as time marches on. One of the most critical learning opportunities to come out of the pandemic is that COVID-19 gave programs the opportunity to reevaluate […]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 and Family Communications, by Fran Simon, M.Ed and Steven Dick, Ph.D.

This webinar is sponsored by Exchange Press. 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 24, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Rogow, Faith

Engage Families and Staff about COVID-19 Protocols Using Using Media Literacy

This webinar is sponsored by Insighters Education.   As we adjust to the new realities of providing child care in the midst of a pandemic, we may have families that question our choices and strategies based on things they’ve heard or seen on television or social media. And we, ourselves, might be confused about conflicting […]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, by Ellen Galinsky and Erin Ramsey

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 Erin […]Full Description

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October 1, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Hemmeter, Mary Louise

Fox, Lise

Ostrosky, Michaelene

Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Practical Guide to Social Emotional Learning, by Drs. Mary Louise Hemmeter, Lise Fox and Michaelene Ostrosky

Sponsored by Brookes Publishing.   In this powerful webinar Drs. Mary Louise Hemmeter, Lise Fox and Michaelene Ostrosky will share their insights about the important relationship between social emotional skills and cognitive development. The session will focus on the Pyramid Model as a framework for promoting social emotional competence and preventing challenging behavior. Join us […]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 14, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Petchel, Kathe

Petchel, Molly

Boosting Enrollment When Your Program Needs it Most, by Kathe Petchel and Molly Petchel

Sponsored by Procare Software.   Preschool owners across America are navigating the ‘new normal’ as states open back up under various and continually changing protocols. Many are anxious about their schools’ chance for survival struggling between the need to build enrollment quickly and the critical element of developing post-COVID-19 systems and procedures. Quality care continues […]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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October 28, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Howell, Jacky

Beyond Bert & Ernie: Puppet Pals for Children, SEL Partners for Teachers, by Jacky Howell

Sponsored by Community Playthings. Whether you are teaching in person or online, this information-packed webinar will provide strategies for using puppets to create engaging experiences for young children. Early childhood education author and classroom interactions expert, Jacky Howell will inspire you to use puppets as “pals” who help children with problem solving, empathy, community-building, and […]Full Description

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