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11 11, 2016

Q&A from: Teaching and Growing in the Midst of Change: Learn, Practice, Share, and Model, by Sandy Heidemann and Beth Menninga

We were fortunate to have Sandy Heidemann, M.S. and Beth Menninga, M.A.Ed. present a webinar  about, Teaching and Growing in the Midst of Change on October 12, 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.  Here is

27 10, 2016

Are you prepared to hire consultants?

I’ve been an early childhood marketing and business development consultant for seven years now. Before that, I held jobs in the industry in which I hired consultants. Looking back on my earliest experiences as a child care administrator, I know I didn’t always sit down and craft all of my objectives for my contracted professional development

22 09, 2016

Q&A from: Nurturing Bilingual Infants and Toddlers, by Karen Nemeth

We were fortunate to have Karen Nemeth present a webinar  about, Nurturing Bilingual Infants and Toddlers on August 31, 2016. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Karen.  She  was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording:    Nurturing Bilingual

9 09, 2016

Q&A from: Intentional Curriculum Implementation: The Director’s Role in Supporting Teachers in Early Childhood Classrooms, by Jill Soto

We were fortunate to have Jill Soto present a webinar  about, Intentional Curriculum Implementation on August 17, 2016. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Jill.  She  was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the recording:   Intentional Curriculum Implementation: The

10 08, 2016

Q&A From: Early Childhood Science Inquiry is a Journey (Not a Series of Unrelated Activities): Learning from the Research, by Peggy Ashbrook

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Q&A from, Early Childhood Science Inquiry is a Journey (Not a Series of Unrelated Activities): Learning from the Research, by Peggy Ashbrook We were fortunate to have Peggy Ashbrook present a webinar  about,  Early Childhood Science Inquiry on July 27, 2016. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Peggy.  She 

25 07, 2016

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from University of Oklahoma

— Build your professional development portfolio with CEUs — We are proud to announce that attendees of our webinars and those who watch our recordings can apply for and purchase Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the University of Oklahoma with just a couple of clicks.  You can earn .2 CEUs for each webinar. The cost

5 07, 2016

Confirmation of attendance emails: An important part of your professional development portfolio!

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Fran Simon, M.Ed, Producer, Early Childhood Investigations If you've taken our webinars before, you may have noticed that our webinar system sends you a lot of email! You receive one to confirm your registration, up to three reminders, and one after the webinar that either confirms that you have either attended or did not attend

28 06, 2016

Webinars as a part of a “Healthy Professional Development Diet”

by Fran Simon, M.Ed. Chief Engagement Officer, Engagement Strategies, LLC. Producer of Early Childhood Investigations It probably comes as no surprise to you that I think webinars are great! But, let’s be honest, nothing will ever replace ongoing, professional development presented in person. Webinars offer great promise when used as part of what I call

31 05, 2016

Q&A from, Connecting Early Literacy to Health- Healthy Growing Bodies and Able Young Readers, by Vera Meyerholtz

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  We were fortunate to have Vera Meyerholtz present a webinar, Connecting Early Literacy to Health on April 20, 2016, sponsored by Nemours BrightStart!. Many of the participants had questions that we were unable to ask Vera.  She was kind enough to answer them and they are posted below.  Here is a link to the

28 04, 2016

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

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