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Join Gryphon House authors as they discuss the latest early childhood research and new strategies for teaching and caring for young children. The Early Learning Book Chats FREE webinars also earn participants a CE credit for every webinar they view.  

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Upcoming Events

Join Week 1: NAEYC PLI (Virtual)

Virtual / OnDemand

Jun. 01, 2020 ‐ 8:00 am

On Monday, June 1, you can access the first batch of presentations, where Gryphon House authors share expert advice and professional learning tools to early childhood educators at the NAEYC Professional Learning Institute virtual conference. Be sure to catch presentations by Gryphon House authors Kathi Gillaspy (Growing Together) and Karen Nemeth (Many Languages, One Classroom; Many Languages, Building Connections; Digital Decisions). You'll even get certificates of participation, which will be posted during the course of the NAEYC Virtual Institute. To access the presentations, you’ll need to log in with a NAEYC account. Confirm your email and password and you'll be ready to engage on June 1. For 6 weeks, you'll have the opportunity to login and select from a variety of hour-long presentations to meet your needs. The majority of the Virtual Institute presentations are ON DEMAND. View them when and where it suits you best. Stay tuned for more—new presentations will be added each week. Best Practices in Designing Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators that Results in Sustainable Change in Practice Kathi Gillaspy & Sarah Geldart Creating Successful, Sustainable Community Partnerships: Early Learning Partnerships for Improved Child, Family, Program and Community Outcomes Sarah Geldart & Kathi Gillaspy Updating Pre-Service and In-Service Professional Development to Address Teaching and Learning of Children who are Emerging Bilinguals/ Dual Language Learners Karen Nemeth

Conversations That Matter! Leadership Retreat

Mercatello, Italy

Jun. 06, 2020 ‐ 8:00 am

This retreat will guide leaders in developing the skills they need to have effective dialogues that are fully aligned with individual and program goals, lead to action, and offer constructive feedback. Through reflection, small group activities and discussion we will address key communication strategies and techniques as we explore: -Appreciative Inquiry (AI) as a model to support collaboration -Reflective practices that add depth to professional conversations -Observation protocols -Adult development theory as it relates to providing constructive feedback -Powerful questions as the foundation for meaningful dialogues from the hiring process through the exit interview

How to Build Your Dream Team by Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Early Childhood Staff


Jun. 09, 2020 ‐ 2:00 pm

Are you worn-out or burned-out with the hiring and retaining process? Join this edWebinar to learn how you can build your dream team by recruiting, training, and retaining the right person. The learning outcome will be to recognize the importance of hiring and retaining the right person to maintain stability for the program, families, and children. This will occur when leaders communicate, respect, and acknowledge their employees. This edWebinar will be of interest to preK and higher education school and district leaders, and early childhood directors and managers.