Explore and apply social-emotional development theories, ways to promote the resilience of children and families, and how to be a leader. This course is one of five parts that together comprise a 45-hour package of CDA renewal coursework specific and relevant for the preschool setting. Each part includes 9 hours of content. Parts belonging to this package are labeled “CDA Renewal - Preschool, Part A” through “CDA Renewal - Preschool, Part E” and may be completed in any order.
This CDA Renewal course consists of new courses effective February 1, 2022.
Course created on January 30, 2022
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/9.0; AL/9.0; AZ Registry/9.0; CA Registry/9.0; CO/9.0; CT/9.0; DC PDIS/9.0 Child Growth And Development, Building Family And Community Relationships, Program Management: Operation And Evaluation, Professionalism And Advocacy, Social Emotional Development; DE/9.0; FL/9.0; GaPDS-ASO/9.0; HI/9.0; IA Registry/9.0; IACET/0.9; ID Stars/9.0; IL Gateways/9.0 B345755; IN/9.0; KS/9.0; MA/9.0; MDSE/9.0 CKO-157185; ME/9.0; MI Registry/9.0; MN Develop/9.0; MN/9.0; MO Open/9.0; NC DCDEE/9.0; NE/9.0; NH/9.0; NJCCIS/9.0; NV Registry/9.0; NY/9.0; OH/9.0; OK Registry/9.0; OR/9.0; PA Keys/9.0; SD/9.0; TX/9.0; UT/9.0; VA/9.0; VT NLCCV/9.0; WA STARS/9.0; WI Registry/9.0; WY Stars/9.0
- After this course, participants will be able to describe two social-emotional development theories and how to apply them in the early childhood setting.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe ways to promote the resilience of children and families while reflecting culture and socioeconomic differences.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ways to be a leader, regardless of their title.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affects your practice when working with children in early childhood.
|0-60 Minutes||Social-Emotional Development Theories and the Early Childhood Classroom; Miriam Eckstein-Koas, MS, SpEd|
|60-120 Minutes||Ready and Resilient: Promoting the Resilience of Children and Adults; Nefertiti B. Poyner, EdD|
|120-180 Minutes||Taming the Dragon of Family Substance Use Disorder:The Magic of Resilience and Play; Stephanie Goloway, EdD|
|180-240 Minutes||Opening the Culture Door: Valuing Diversity; Barbara Kaiser, MA|
|240-300 Minutes||Supporting Young Children through Change, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association; Julie Kurtz, MS|
|300-360 Minutes||Teaching, Caring, and Advocating for Children and Families Living in Poverty; Kenya Wolff, PhD|
|360-420 Minutes||Being a Leader When You're Not the Boss; Tatiana Rodriguez, MPH|
|420-480 Minutes||Appreciation & Recognition: Supporting Employee Engagement; Katie Ryan Fotiadis, MSHROD, CNP|
|480-540 Minutes||Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) for Early Childhood Providers; PJ Winters, EdD|
Miriam Eckstein-Koas has years of experience in the field of early childhood education, whether in the classroom or working as a special education early intervention provider with families and caregivers. She currently is an adjunct professor at Touro College Graduate School of Education, where she teaches classes on the Philosophy of Education and Early Childhood Development. She also serves as a Field Experience Supervisor, providing guidance and instruction to future early childhood teachers who are doing their student teaching practicum work. Miriam enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling to new places.
Nefertiti B. Poyner
Nefertiti Poyner is a National Trainer and Early Childhood Specialist for the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. She started her career as a pre-kindergarten and kindergarten teacher in Philadelphia. Currently, Nefertiti delivers presentations all over the country. She develops training curriculum, mentors trainers, and provides both onsite and distance coaching. She has co-authored two books; Socially Strong, Emotionally Secure, which was awarded the Teacher’s Choice Award in 2011; and Building Your Bounce: Simple Strategies for a Resilient You, a resource written to support adult resilience. Nefertiti’s research interest as well as the passion that guides her work revolves around better understanding how resilience contributes to effective education for children, staff, families, and communities.
Dr. Stephanie Goloway is a lifelong advocate for the power of imagination, play, and storytelling. She is a professor emeritus of early education and child development at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prior to that, she taught in childcare, elementary school, and special education settings. She has been the director of both a college lab preschool and an early intervention center and has worked as a children's librarian and professional storyteller. Stephanie holds an EdD in Early Childhood from Walden University, where she researched how fairytales, storytelling, and Vivian Paley's pedagogy could impact both resilience and emergent literacy in young children, especially those living with substance use disorders and other forms of trauma. She is the author of an upcoming Redleaf Press book about using fairytales to nurture children's resilience in the early childhood classroom.
Barbara Kaiser is a graduate of McGill University’s Master's Program in Educational Administration and has been working with early childhood educators, children, and their families for over 35 years. She is the co-author of Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively, 4th Edition (2017), and is presently working on a new text, The Administrator’s Role in Supporting Staff, Children, and Families When Challenging Behavior Occurs, (NAEYC), which is expected to be available early winter 2021. She has taught part-time in the Faculty of Education at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec and Acadia University in Nova Scotia.
In addition to presenting workshops and keynote speeches on the topic of challenging behavior and related issues in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, and Mauritius, Barbara was the chief consultant for Addressing Youth Violence: An Intersectoral, Integrated Approach for Western Nova Scotia, and designed a webinar series and guide to help teachers and administrators reduce and respond to bullying behavior for the Nova Scotia Department of Education. She also helped to develop teacher training video programs focused on managing children’s challenging behavior, Challenging Behaviors: Where do we begin? with Family Communications Inc. and Facing the Challenge, with Devereux Center for Resilient Children, (DCRC). Recently she has been presenting webinars and articles to support teachers, children, and their families when returning to school and childcare after COVID19.
Julie Kurtz is an author, national speaker, and expert consulting and training on trauma and resilience. She promotes the concept of optimal brain integration to maximize the human growth potential. Julie is the Founder and CEO for the Center for Optimal Brain Integration.
She is a co-author of:
- Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children.
- Culturally Responsive Self-Care Practices for Early Childhood Educators (Spring 2020).
Julie Kurtz is the creator of the phone/tablet Application (APP) Trigger Stop: Sensory and Emotional Check-in designed specifically for children ages 3-8 years to promote sensory and emotional literacy and to support self-regulation.
In 2011, she was named as one of the most 100 Influential Woman of Silicon Valley, CA by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.
Dr. Kenya Wolff is an Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education and the Co-Director for the Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning at the University of Mississippi. Her research focuses on a holistic approach, including work on the benefits of yoga, mindfulness and anti-bias curriculum. She is also the co-founder of Growing Healthy Minds, Bodies and Communities which provides curriculum and resources to schools on mindfulness, yoga, gardening, anti-bias, and social emotional development for young children.
Professor. Corporate Trainer. Photographer. Video Storyteller. Happily investing in the next generation.
Tatiana believes that life is a gift and that leaving a meaningful legacy matters. She enjoys her time in interactive college classrooms investing in student leaders and in dynamic corporate classrooms investing in professionals with growth mindsets. Outside of the classroom, she is part historian, part creative and her contribution to this world is to create powerful stories and record them for future generations.
Katie Ryan Fotiadis
Dr. PJ Winters is the Director of MEd Programs and Associate Professor at East Texas Baptist University in Marshall, Texas. In his over 20 years in education, Dr. Winters has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and college professor spanning all grade levels, P-16.
Nefertiti Poyner: Financial Disclosures: Nefertiti Poyner received an honorarium for presenting this course. Dr. Poyner is employed by the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. Non-Financial Disclosures: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Stephanie Goloway: Financial: Stephanie Goloway was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Barbara Kaiser: Financial Disclosures: Barbara Kaiser received an honorarium for presenting this course. She is the author of several books on Early Childhood topics. Non-Financial Disclosures: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Julie Kurtz: Financial Disclosures: Julie Kurtz received an honorarium for presenting this course. She is the co-author of the book Trauma-Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators. Non-Financial Disclosures: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Kenya Wolff: Financial disclosures: Kenya Wolff has no financial relationships to disclose. Non-financial disclosures: There are no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose. Continued Early Childhood Education has made a donation to Mississippi Southern Poverty Law Center in appreciation of the presenter's time to present this course.
Tatiana Rodriguez: Financial Disclosures: Tatiana Rodriguez received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-Financial Disclosures: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Katie Ryan Fotiadis: Financial: Katie Ryan Fotiadis received an honorarium for presenting this course and is the owner of Intentional Learning and Development, LLC. Non-Financial: Katie Ryan Fotiadis is a board member of the Kentuckiana Chapter of Association for Talent Development.
PJ Winters: Financial Disclosures: PJ Winters received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial Disclosures: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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