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Past Webinars You Might Enjoy

11302023_Events_Including All Children Past
December 2023

Turning Your Child Care Program Into an Inclusive Environment

Webinar

Dr. Sarah Taylor Vanover shares how to draft a powerful vision and mission statement, navigate the legal landscape of special education, and create policies and accommodations that meet the needs of children with disabilities and their families.

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2023-11-06 - Event - Body Safety PAST EVENT
November 2023

Cooperative Body Safety Strategies that Protect Young Children: Empowering Teachers and Caregivers

Webinar

Kimberly King, Body Safety Educator, Sexual Abuse Prevention Expert, and Best-Selling Author, shares how breaking down the topic of prevention early, using research-based strategies, and taking the scare out of the topic helps prepare all who care for children and protect children.

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2023-11-02 - Event - Accessible Learning Spaces PAST EVENT
November 2023

Accessible Learning Spaces: A Guide to Implementing Universal Design in Early Childhood

Webinar

Whether you’re new to UDL or looking to deepen your understanding and practice, this edWebinar will empower you to unlock the potential of every child in your early learning environment. Prepare to transform your teaching and create a more inclusive, engaging, and effective environment.

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EdWeb Webinar Calm and In Control PAST EVENT
October 2023

Simple and Effective Strategies to Support Young Children’s Self-Regulation

Webinar

Dr. Julie Tourigny, OTD, MS, OTR/L shares teaching simple and effective strategies to help preschool- and kindergarten-aged children learn to regulate their emotions throughout the school day.

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2023-10-23 - Events - Inspired by Nature PAST EVENT
October 2023

Inspired by Nature: Designing Play Places for the Littlest Learners

Webinar

In this edWebinar, Dr. Sandra Duncan explores how nature offers valuable and important lessons about transforming classroom spaces into places where infants and toddlers can thrive.

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2023-09-11 - Events - Joyful Leader Webinar PAST EVENT
September 2023

Rise and Shine: Find the Joyful Leader Within

Webinar

Teresa A. Byington, Ph.D. shares techniques that will help you become a more joyful leader and/or teacher and ways you can inspire joy in others.

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July Event - Elevating Equity
July 2023

Advice for Navigating Challenging Conversations in Early Childhood Programs

Webinar

Angela Searcy, Ed.D., discusses strategies that will help you navigate conflicts and elevate equity. Watch the recording to earn a CE certificate.

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Creating Equitable Early Learning Programs PAST EVENT
June 2023

Creating Equitable Early Learning Programs

Webinar

As early childhood professionals concerned with the well-being of the whole child, we have a responsibility to create learning environments where all children feel affirmed, safe, and welcome regardless of their skin color, hair texture, language, socioeconomic background, etc.

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2023-05-22 - Event - Developing and Implementing
May 2023

Developing and Implementing Effective Early Childhood Discipline Policies

Webinar

In this webinar, Dr. Sascha Longstreth and Dr. Sarah Garrity prepare early childhood consultants, coaches, and leaders to implement a simple five-step process that can be used to create and revise discipline policies that support young children’s social-emotional competence.

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2023-04-06 - Evaluating Natureness PAST EVENT
April 2023

Measuring the Quality of Nature-Based Classrooms Using the NABERS Tool

Webinar

Nature-based education is a rapidly growing approach in early childhood. The Nature-Based Education Rating Scale (NABERS) is a tool developed to help identify the quality and level of “natureness” for those PreK and K-3 programs adding nature to their curricula. This edWebinar identifies the core principles of Nature-based Early Childhood Education (NbECE) and discusses tangible measures of quality.

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