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Communication as a Key to Classroom Success
Presented by Jennifer Romanoff, MA
Course: #31587Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Learn about the benefits of having open, honest communication with both co-workers and parents. Receive tips on conducting difficult conversations and ways in which we can ensure the children receive the best care we can offer through partnering together.

Collaboration to Support Children with Special Needs
Presented by Amanda Schwartz, PhD
Course: #31415Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Providing an inclusive classroom for a child with special needs is a challenge with tremendous benefits. Learn your role and some strategies to provide an inclusive classroom.

Fundamentals of Human Resources: Non-Managerial Early Childhood Staff
Presented by Katie Ryan Fotiadis, MS
Course: #31477Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course covers the basics of human resources for non-managerial employees. Participants will also receive information on employment law, discrimination, harassment, and their responsibilities in an early childhood setting.

Thriving Teachers, Thriving Centers: Improving Teacher Satisfaction and Reducing Turnover, in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association
Presented by Kati Vaughn, BA, MA
Course: #31511Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Instructional leaders will develop clarity and conviction around the power of person-centered coaching on improving teacher satisfaction and reducing turnover in early childhood centers. We will conduct a "retention audit" to assess your center’s strengths and areas for growth as it relates to teacher satisfaction and overall sustainability, identifying clear next steps for improving retention on your team. This course is presented in partnership with Region 9 Head Start Association's Training West.

Potty Training at School
Presented by Karen Deerwester, MA, EdS
Course: #31571Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Early childhood teachers play a significant role in potty training young children. Participants are guided through the parent-school partnership of potty training, including the readiness characteristics needed for successful potty learning, creating school policies that support children and teachers, and engaging in collaborative communication with parents.

ADHD 101: Bringing Focus to the Confusion
Presented by Alison Peak, LCSW
Course: #31427Level: Introductory1 Hour
Behavior is frequently the first sign of underlying emotional difficulties in early childhood. Many times these early symptoms are signs of diagnoses such as ADHD. This course will provide information regarding ADHD, the common manifestations of ADHD symptoms, the neurological impact of ADHD, common interventions for ADHD and potential differential diagnosis.

Reducing the Stigma of HIV/AIDS
Presented by Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH
Course: #31399Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course covers stigma associated with HIV and AIDS, and how this specifically manifests in educational settings. Participants will learn strategies to reduce HIV-related stigma in the school, daycare or childcare learning environment.

Supporting Young Children's Social-Emotional Literacy - Part 2
Presented by Pamelazita Buschbacher, EdD, CCC-SLP
Course: #31350Level: Intermediate1 Hour
A large and complex feeling vocabulary is a prerequisite skill to emotional regulation and successful interpersonal interactions for children and adults. This presentation, the second in a two-part series, will provide further information and specific evidence-based strategies for early childhood educators to utilize as they support babies and young children’s development of social-emotional literacy.

The Power of Play
Presented by Amy Rossano, MA, OTR/L
Course: #31381Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will help early childhood educators gain an understanding and appreciation of the power of play in the development of young children. This course will discuss the benefits of play and how to facilitate learning through play.

Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn with Recyclables!
Presented by Amy Schlessman, BS, MPT, DPT, DHS
Course: #31301Level: Introductory1 Hour
It is essential for early childhood educators to gain knowledge about pediatric health promotion and obesity prevention. To ensure the success of pediatric health promotion and obesity prevention programs, carry over must occur between schools, daycares, the home environment, and community recreation. “Recycle Bin Boogie: Move and Learn with Recyclables” equips educators with a plethora of creative, fun, budget-friendly physical activities combined with academic concepts and recyclables that can be easily incorporated into a variety of settings. Get up and go eco!!!