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01/04/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Augustine, Jenna

Ryan, Lori

Yoga for the Youngest! Mindfulness and Movement for Shifting Culture and Practice, by Jenna Augustine and Lori Ryan

Movement activities are mainstays of early childhood practice, but teaching children to be “in the moment” may be a new twist for you and everyone in your program. This innovative webinar will help you explore the concept of Mindfulness and the practice of yoga. With a few simple practices to you, the children, and the […]Full Description

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01/11/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Romano, Gary

Lean Recruiting: Finding Talented Leaders & Managers for Your Program or Consulting Organization, by Gary Romano

The third webinar in the Small but Mighty Consulting Series. Sponsored by Civitas Strategies and Early Childhood Investigations Consulting Directory.   Please be advised that this is a product demonstration for consultants, not a professional development experience. Certificates of Attendance and CEUs will not be offered in this session. In this webinar, Gary Romano, Founder […]Full Description

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01/18/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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MacDonald, Susan

Get Inspired to Lead and Lead to Inspire: Techniques That Advance Early Education, by Susan MacDonald

Sponsored by Connect4Learning (C4L) This energizing webinar by Susan MacDonald explores how leaders can find new and empowering ways to adapt to the evolving world of early childhood education. Research into the immense, life-long value of high-quality early childhood education has created a wave of reforms designed to increase the quality of education in early […]Full Description

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01/25/2017

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Howell, Jacky

Create a Culture of Acceptance and Kindness in a Challenging World: It all Starts in Your Early Childhood Program, Jacky Howell

This session is sponsored by the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education In a time where there seems to be many negative messages in the media and beyond, we in early childhood programs experience the effects on young children.  This webinar will share a variety of ideas and strategies to use in your […]Full Description

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02/01/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Powers, Margaret

Makerspaces in ECE: A Planning Guide for Administrators, by Margaret Powers

Join this webinar to learn the basics of starting a makerspace in an early learning center and designing developmentally appropriate projects that engage children in hands-on making and learning. We will discuss the maker movement and its implications for early childhood education and the key physical components of a makerspace before diving into some project […]Full Description

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02/08/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Seibel, Nancy

Handling Change Starts with Leaders Themselves: Exploring Effective Approaches to Personal and Professional Change, by Nancy Seibel

This webinar is sponsored by HiMama. As leaders we often focus so much on helping others handle change, we leave someone important out of the picture – ourselves! Yet, how we take care of ourselves during times of personal or professional change directly impacts our effectiveness in helping others cope with change. This webinar will […]Full Description

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02/22/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Hammond, Ruth Anne

Respectful Discipline for Toddlers & Twos: The Administrator’s Role in Setting Expectations, by Ruth Anne Hammond

Teachers of young children cannot go it alone when it comes to discipline. They need support from supervisors, curriculum planners and directors. The environment, the program design, staffing and the daily routine can either make it easier or harder to implement thoughtful responses when children are having trouble regulating their behavior. This workshop will be […]Full Description

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03/01/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Jablon, Judy

Four Leadership Strategies for Enhancing Program Quality, by Judy Jablon

Sponsored by Leading for Children   This webinar, presented by Judy Jablon, will examine ways to build on your program’s wisdom to enhance the quality of teaching and learning. By identifying and using what you already do well, you can promote a more positive program climate which in turn increases staff motivation and child learning. […]Full Description

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03/08/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Romano, Gary

The Foundation of Early Childhood Consulting: Growth, by Gary Romano

The fourth webinar in the Small but Mighty Consulting Series. Sponsored by Civitas Strategies and Early Childhood Investigations Consulting Directory.   Please be advised that this is a product demonstration for consultants, not a professional development experience. Certificates of Attendance and CEUs will not be offered in this session. The fourth webinar in the Small […]Full Description

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03/15/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Galbraith, Judy

Smutny, Joan

Teaching Young Gifted Children: The Whats, Whys, and How-Tos for Supporting Their Needs, by Judy Galbraith and Joan Franklin Smutny

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. Whether you work in a preschool program, childcare center, kindergarten, or primary-grade classroom, you have gifted children in your group right along with children who have a broad range of abilities. Why is it important to recognize and support the needs of young gifted children? What are […]Full Description

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03/29/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Stoney, Louise

Shared Services: A Powerful Framework for Strengthening Your Early Care and Education Program, by Louis Stoney

Sponsored by HiMama Shared Service Alliance is a community-based partnership comprised of small businesses (tax paying and non-profit) that share costs and deliver services more efficiently and effectively. By participating in an Alliance, small early care and education (ECE) businesses become stronger, more efficient, and more capable of offering affordable, high quality ECE. This webinar […]Full Description

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04/05/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Daha, Maryam

Explicit and Implicit Biases in Early Childhood Education: Becoming Aware of Microaggressions, by Maryam Daha

This webinar is sponsored by Second Step, an initiative of Committee for Children. In this presentation we will explore how biases and microaggressions delivered intentionally or unintentionally can cause a rift in teacher-family partnership and staff relationships. Using real life examples, we will examine different types of microaggressions, their potential messages and impacts on the […]Full Description

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04/19/2017

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Henderson, Ileen

Trauma-Informed Early Education Classroom Design: Designing Child and Family-Friendly Spaces for Recovery from Trauma, by Ileen Henderson

Even the youngest children are all too often exposed to trauma and stressful information, including violence, hatred, and disastrous events. We can do our part to combat the negative impact of these events. This webinar, part of the Trauma Solutions in Early Childhood Series, will be presented by trauma expert, Ileen Henderson. Ileen will describe […]Full Description

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