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What a Wonderful World: Growing Empathy for Early Learners
Presented by Jennifer McCroddan, BA
Course: #31820Level: Introductory1 Hour
Explore the beginnings of empathy and how we can help nurture it in young children early for lifelong impact. Take a look at yourself as an educator, the environment in which we build empathy, and practical steps to get started.

Being a Leader When You're Not the Boss
Presented by Tatiana Rodriguez, MPH
Course: #31837Level: Introductory1 Hour
Leaders are found at the top of the organizational chart and at all levels below. You likely know people that influence you in a remarkable way without a “Boss” title. Explore how to be a game-changing leader & positive influencer regardless of your title.

You Can Become a Biting Solution Expert!
Presented by Lisa Poelle, MA
Course: #31794Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn about a proven, problem-solving approach to intervening more effectively in habitual biting situations. Learn how to prevent biting through making changes in your own behavior, the classroom environment, and your expectations of the children.

Working with Children with Disabilities: Inclusion Works!, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Piret Leonetti, EdD
Course: #31676Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about laws surrounding inclusion, best practices, and how to create supportive environments for young children with disabilities in early childhood settings. In partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association.

Teaching Beyond Bars
Presented by Quniana Futrell, BS, MEd, EdS
Course: #31539Level: Introductory1 Hour
Teaching Beyond Bars is a course fit for those who work with children that have a parent incarcerated and unsure how they can be a resource. This interactive course teaches you how to address that uncomfortable and sensitive topic of incarceration with ease and confidence.

Interpreting Your CLASS Scores
Presented by Jennifer Rosenbaum, BS, MEd
Course: #31630Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn the basics about what the CLASS (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) tool measures, how to interpret your scores, and strategies for planning next steps in your Early Childhood setting.

Creating a Professional and Personal Relationship with Challenging Parents, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Ronald Mah, MA, PhD, LMFT
Course: #31734Level: Advanced1 Hour
Learn the characteristics of a professional personal relationship, communication processes to connect and validate, and ways you can self-sabotage the communication process, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Growing Human(E) Beings - A Job of Superheroes!, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Julie Kurtz, MS
Course: #31641Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn the difference between challenging behavior and trauma triggers. Review approaches to understand trauma and its impact on young children’s brains, behavior, learning, and development, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Introduction to FLIP IT! - Transforming Challenging Behavior in Your Early Childhood Program
Presented by Rachel Wagner, BS, MSW
Course: #31738Level: Intermediate1 Hour
FLIP IT is a strategy that offers a simple, kind, strength-based, commonsense, and effective four-step process to address children’s day to day challenging behaviors. The FLIP IT mnemonic stands for F – Feelings, L – Limits, I – Inquiries, and P – Prompts.

Helping Children Learn Through Bias-Free Observation and Assessment
Presented by Rebecca Reynolds, MA, EdD
Course: #31769Level: Advanced1 Hour
Learn how assessment bias influences the outcome of children’s written assessment and how to avoid that bias. Also, learn how to prevent bias from assessments following children throughout their school years.