Webinars

June 26, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Paterson, Justina

Jens, Caroline

Overcoming Obstacles to Enrollment, Recruitment, & On-boarding, and Say Hello to Innovative Possibilities, by Justina Paterson and Caroline Jens

Sponsored by  Child Care Biz Help.   Learn innovative solutions to solve common struggles all early education leaders experience in the areas of enrollment, recruitment, and on-boarding. It’s so easy to get bogged down with the daily fires, constant interruptions, and the never-ending revolving door. The effect of this equates to many missed opportunities and lost […]Full Description

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August 7, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Parr, Jerry

Blatz, Ron

Teaching Young Boys; Strategies for Improving Programs and Reducing Behavior Challenges, by Jerry Parr and Ron Blatz

Sponsored by Exchange Press. Young boys, as a group, generally struggle more than girls in early childhood and elementary programs. This is not due primarily to bad behavior, but to a “fundamental mismatch between how most young boys develop, grow, and learn, and the kinds of expectations, outcomes, activities, and discipline approaches used in programs […]Full Description

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August 15, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Howell, Jacky

How to Create Experiences WITH Young Children Rather Than Planning Activities FOR Them, by Jacky Howell M.A.

This session is sponsored by The InvestiGator Club. In the field of early childhood education, the focus has often been on planning an activity FOR children that is focused on coming up with a product. This session, presented by author, consultant, and DAP expert, Jacky Howell, will help you and your staff members experience a […]Full Description

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August 21, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Murray, Kris

The Full Enrollment Formula: 5 Easy Steps to Your “Forever” Wait List, Kris Murray

Sponsored by Smartcare.   Have you ever calculated the cost to your early learning company of being under-enrolled? Even one open spot in your center can add up to thousands of dollars of lost revenue over just a couple of months. If you feel like you’ve tried everything to get fully enrolled and you’re still […]Full Description

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September 11, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Salcedo, Michelle

Lessening Challenging Behaviors: Teachers and classrooms as partners in facilitating pro-social development, by Michelle Salcedo

Sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. At times, children’s challenging behaviors are a mismatch between the social & emotional demands of the classroom and their ability to be part of a classroom community. Just like children learn to walk, to recite the alphabet, and to put on their own shoes; they must learn the social & […]Full Description

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September 18, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Picher, Mary Elizabeth

The Director’s Digital Dilemma: Using Documentation Technology in Early Childhood Programs

Sponsored by Storypark. Finally! There’s research on online documentation technology systems and their impact on classroom practice and family engagement and communication. Presenter Mary Elizabeth Picher, MA, MEd, PhD, will reveal the exciting results of her study on the use of digital documentation technology in Ontario’s Kindergarten Program. Dr. Picher will reveal surprising answers to […]Full Description

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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 17, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Jens, Caroline

Strategies To Reinvent Your Early Childhood Program for Success, by Caroline Jens

Sponsored by Smartcare   As a program director, continuous quality improvement is probably among your priorities. Reinvention brings about change and influence without having to start from scratch. The best part of reinvention is leveraging everything you’ve already done – the good, the bad, the ugly, the successes and failures, and using that past experience […]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

Learned, Halcyon

DuShane Young, Sharon

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