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28 04, 2016

Q&A from, Coming to Terms: How to Effectively Use Contracts and Policies, by Tom Copeland

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We were fortunate to have Tom Copeland present a webinar  about, How to Effectively Use Contracts and Policies on April 6, 2016. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Tom.  He was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording: Coming […]

15 04, 2016

Q&A from Anti-Bias Approach to Early Childhood Leadership: Beyond Books and Pictures, by Lindsey Allard Agnamba and Je’Kendria Trahan

By |April 15th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

We were fortunate to have Lindsey Allard Agnamba and Je’Kendria Trahan present a webinar on Anti-Bias Approach to Early Childhood Leadership: Beyond Books and Pictures on March 23, 2016. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask the presenters.  They were kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  […]

23 02, 2016

Q&A from, Managing Legal Risks in Early Childhood Programs, by Tom Copeland

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We were fortunate to have Tom Copeland present another information-packed and fast-paced webinar, Managing Legal Risks in Early Childhood Programs on January 20, 2016.
Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Tom.  He was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording: […]

25 08, 2015

Q&A from: ECE Program Quality: Your Leadership Role in Pushing the Boundaries, by Laura Henry

By |August 25th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

We were fortunate to have Laura Henry present a webinar  about ECE Program Quality: Your Leadership Role in Pushing the Boundaries on June 10, 2015. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Laura.  She was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording:  ECE […]

14 08, 2015

The Eight Qualities You Need To Be a True Early Childhood Leader

By |August 14th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

By Guest Blogger, Jennifer Carsen

Whether you’re an ECE program leader or staff member, you may see yourself as an agent for change who views high-quality early childhood programs as an antidote to economic and social injustice. We hope so, anyway!

In order to position yourself effectively in this role, says Maurice Sykes, you must be open […]

17 07, 2015

3 ECE Hiring Mistakes You’re Probably Making

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By Guest Blogger, Jennifer Carsen

Finding and keeping good teachers – it’s a classic source of frustration in ECE. And it’s no surprise. Early childhood is a demanding field that doesn’t pay nearly as much as it should. But have you ever considered that you may be the source of some of your hiring woes?

No, really!

I […]

7 07, 2015

We (finally) have mobile devices (iPads, Tablets) in our program! Now what?

By |July 7th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

By Fran Simon, M.Ed.

As a Co-Author (with Karen Nemeth) of  Digital Decisions: Choosing the Right Technology for Early Childhood Education, I’m often asked how to get started using iPads and other mobile devices in early childhood classrooms. I recently addressed one of those questions in an online community, and I thought the response might be […]

17 06, 2015

Digi-engagement with families in early childhood: Connecting the way they connect, by Jennifer Carsen, Guest Blogger

By |June 17th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

Guest post by Jennifer Carsen
Chief Chickie
Day Care in Demand
Pre-Internet, family engagement was a matter of encouraging the families of children enrolled in your program to come to you to participate—literally. If a parent was unable to come to school for student activities, there wasn’t a lot you could do about it!

But now, in our hyper-connected […]

26 05, 2015

Q&A from: Promoting Executive Function Life Skills in Early Childhood- Resources and Tools from Mind in the Making, by Ellen Galinsky

By |May 26th, 2015|blog|0 Comments

We were fortunate to have Ellen Galinsky present a webinar  about Promoting Executive Function Life Skills in Early Childhood on April 22, 2015. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Ellen.  She was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording:  Promoting Executive […]

20 05, 2015

Are You Ready To Lead?

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By Guest Blogger, Jennifer Carsen
Chief Chickie, Daycare in Demand
It is no surprise that most ECE professionals are drawn to the work because of the children—the ability to positively influence young minds and lives during those first few crucial years. A strong affinity for working with children, however, doesn’t always (or even often) translate into innate […]