Webinars

December 11, 2019

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Neitzel, Jen

Mead, Ebonyse

Moving Beyond Multicultural Education: Promoting Equity in Early Childhood Education, by Jen Neitzel and Ebonyse Mead

Sponsored by Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory. Although we often think of educational equity as being exclusive to K-12 settings, research indicates that about half of the test score gap between Black and White students is already evident when children enter kindergarten. Just stop and think about that! BEFORE children even enter “formal” schooling, they […]Full Description

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January 8, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Curtis, Deb

Jaboneta, Nadia

Children’s Lively Minds: Deb Curtis & Nadia Jaboneta Share Insights About Schema Theory

Sponsored by Redleaf Press. Jean Piaget described a schema as a thread of thought which is demonstrated by repeated patterns in children’s play and suggested that children’s play is a reflection of deeper, internal and specifically directed thoughts. When children explore schemas, they build understandings of abstract ideas, patterns, and concepts. Children are keen observers, […]Full Description

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January 16, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Guernsey, Lisa

Executive Function and Language Development: Unpacking the Science and Exploring New Findings, by Lisa Guernsey

It is no secret among seasoned early childhood teachers that children who thrive are those who are able to articulate their needs, have the ability to regulate their emotions, and can focus their attention on a task. Now, findings from new research studies are not only backing up that intuition, but they are providing teachers […]Full Description

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January 22, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Sluys, Debbi

Strategies for Multi-Site ECE Programs to Attract Opportunities Through Pedagogical Leadership and Creative Systems, by Debbie Sluys, RECE

Directing a multi-site organization requires a level of leadership sophistication which comes from courage, daily habits of positive action, self-awareness, keen listening skills and a visionary outlook. When the leader views the multi-site organization from an asset-based perspective, they will attract more positive outcomes. This engaging webinar, presented by experienced Canadian child care Executive, and […]Full Description

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February 5, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

D'Agostino, Tony

Your Program’s Reputation Depends on Staff Engagement, by Tony Dagostino

Sponsored by Smartcare What do people in your community say about your program? Reputation is everything when it comes to operating a successful center. Managing your program’s reputation is not a one-time chore, it reflects the culture and day to day interactions and decisions. Learn how to you, as the program leader can make decisions […]Full Description

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March 18, 2020

2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Larimore, Rachel

The Joys and Challenges of Managing Nature-Based Programs, by Rachel Larimore

Sponsored by Storypark. “Get children outside more!” It seems a common phrase lately with a growing awareness for benefits of experiences with nature. Yet, the reality is it’s easier said than done. Yes, there are many benefits to children and teachers alike by integrating nature into the preschool curriculum. There are also opportunities for integrating […]Full Description

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