Presentations

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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03/02/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Muhs, Mary

Collaboration for ECE Program Success: How Community Collaboration Can Help Your Program Grow, by Mary Muhs

This webinar is on THURSDAY, March 2nd! Sponsored by the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership.   You hear the word collaboration and what comes to mind? Do you start to sweat, throat itch and hide in your office? Building collaborations with community organizations, non-profits, businesses, and other providers can seem overwhelming even though you […]Full Description

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03/03/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Simon, Fran S.

Reach More Clients Through Early Childhood Investigations Consultants Directory [Product Demonstration] by Fran Simon

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.   If you are a consultant who is looking for affordable ways to find new clients, this no-obligation system demonstration, and training webinar is for you. Join […]Full Description

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03/08/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Romano, Gary

Keys to Growth in Consulting for the ECE Sector, Gary Romano [No certificate]

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 webinar is 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 but Mighty […]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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03/22/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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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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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 Louise 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

This webinar is sponsored by Second Step, an initiative of Committee for Children. 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 […]Full Description

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04/25/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Simon, Fran S.

Working with Consultants: Tips for Maximizing Your Program’s Use of External Experts, by Fran Simon

This webinar is on TUESDAY, April 25th! Early Childhood Investigations Consulting Directory, Consultants’ Essentials Webinar Series As a program leader or administrator, you often have to find people to fill knowledge and skill gaps in your program. You may find yourself looking for professional development trainers, financial experts, grant specialists, organizational development professionals, board advisors, […]Full Description

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04/26/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Reeble, Tina

How Natural Outdoor Classrooms Can Help Address Behavioral Challenges and Support Children’s Well-Being, by Tina Reeble

This webinar is sponsored by Nature Explore.   In this inspiring webinar. Nature education expert, Tina Reeble, will share insights, tips, and practices that will help transform your early childhood program from conflict to harmony with outdoor play and nature exploration. The webinar will explore ways educators can use time in natural outdoor classrooms to […]Full Description

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05/03/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Goffin, Stacie

Continuing the Conversation: Professionalizing Early Childhood Education – Your Role in the Next Era, by Stacie Goffin

The drive to advance early childhood education as a recognized professional field of practice is gaining momentum! Be part of the conversation and action-setting by learning more about recognized professions and participating in the choices ECE will need to make as a field of practice to earn recognition as a profession. In this session you […]Full Description

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05/24/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Langworthy, Sara

Become an Ally for Children Facing Adversity by Bridging the Relationship Gap, by Sara Langworthy

This webinar is sponsored by Second Step, an initiative of Committee for Children. Children who have endured stressful experiences in their young lives may be especially challenging to teach. They may be overly disruptive or withdrawn in the classroom. However, early in life children are especially resilient to stress and can recover from trauma and […]Full Description

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06/07/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Connell, Gill

McCarthy, Cheryl

Using Movement for Optimal Development and Early Learning: How Smart Steps Can Make Big Strides, by Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. Back for their second Early Childhood Investigations webinar, movement authority Gill Connell and her co-author Cheryl McCarthy discuss the every day opportunities, real-world practicalities, and proven techniques for infusing movement into any early learning environment. As discussed in their first Free Spirit Publishing webinar, A Moving Child […]Full Description

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06/21/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Kuehner, Mary

Armstrong, Laurie Ann

Using Storytime to Grow Executive Function and Self-Regulation in ECE: Setting the Stage for Success, by Mary Kuehner and Laurie Anne Armstrong

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. We know that sharing books with young children helps them gain valuable early literacy skills like vocabulary, print awareness, and letter knowledge. However, it also helps them develop skills that experts say are a better predictor of success: executive function skills. Executive function, or “soft” skills, include […]Full Description

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08/02/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Albrecht, Kay Montgomery

Top-Down SEL: Administrative Practices that Support Children’s Emotional Development, Kay Montgomery Albrecht

Sponsored by Child Care Information Exchange.   Early childhood educators typically recognize the importance of emotional and social development on children’s educational and life futures. Recent neuroscience research reveals how critical administrative support of teachers is in the quest to help children become resilient, well-adjusted, and socially and emotionally competent. Administrators must help teachers build […]Full Description

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08/23/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Kashin, Diane

Documentation: A Tool for Family Engagement and Curriculum Development, by Diane Kashin

This session is sponsored by HiMama Pedagogical documentation is a complex process that involves observing children, creating documentation and sharing to encourage interpretation and analysis. When there is a steady stream of documentation shared there can be an increase of family engagement. When educators analyze the documentation and the views of others including parents, children, […]Full Description

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10/04/2017
2:00 PM Eastern Time

Presenter(s) :

Weiss, Mary Jane

Meiners, Cheri

Social Skills and Autism: Using Books in Creative Ways to Reach and Teach in Early Education, by Mary Jane Weiss and Cheri Meiners

This webinar is sponsored by Free Spirit Publishing. Do you often wonder if there are secrets to teaching social skills to young children who struggle with communication disorders? It’s true that it can be difficult to teach nuance and flexibility to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, because they are sometimes confused by the way social […]Full Description

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