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Positive Verbal Strategies for Connecting with Children
Presented by Amber Tankersley, PhD
Course: #31916Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course focuses on creating a positive verbal environment in order to effectively connect with young children. Five easy to implement strategies are included.

Social-Emotional Development Theories and the Early Childhood Classroom
Presented by Miriam Eckstein-Koas, MS, SpEd
Course: #32022Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about Erik Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development and Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and how these two theories apply to our work with young children.

Opening the Culture Door: Valuing Diversity
Presented by Barbara Kaiser, MA
Course: #31870Level: Advanced1 Hour
Explore how understanding the impact of cultural influences on both ourselves and the young children we work with can improve our ability to meet the needs of every child.

Managing Time for Directors
Presented by Lauren Ellis, MA
Course: #31692Level: Introductory1 Hour
Directors and school leaders will assess and manage their schedules in order to maximize productivity and impact in their educational institutions. This process will include time audits, prioritization, short and long-term planning, and implementation.

Safe and Healthy Sleep for Infants and Young Children, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
Course: #31847Level: Introductory1 Hour
Safe sleep practices help reduce the risk of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs). Appropriate nap environments, sanitation, and routines help keep all young children safe and reduce the risk of infectious disease, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Safe Environments During COVID-19
Presented by Charlotte Hendricks, PhD
Course: #31892Level: Introductory1 Hour
Learn about cleaning procedures related to COVID-19 as well as ways to modify routines and activities to reduce risk of disease transmission in early childhood settings.

Positive Discipline Tools for Teachers: Alternatives to Rewards and Punishment
Presented by Kelly Gfroerer, PhD, LPC
Course: #31644Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn Positive Discipline tools for teachers in early childhood education. Learn how effective discipline, rather than rewards and punishment, results in teaching young children self-regulation, problem-solving, and other important life skills.

Evaluating and Supporting Early Educators
Presented by Angèle Sancho Passe, BS, MA
Course: #31829Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn how to evaluate and support early educators (classroom teachers and other educators) in early education programs.

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.