Upcoming Events - Pedagogical Leadership

Jun
11
Austin, TX
This session will be held at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Learning Institute. This session will explore how Illinois and Colorado used statewide surveys to better understand their workforce needs and vulnerabilities. From the survey data, both states identified challenges related to hiring and retaining staff. The presentation will highlight the data and recommend strategies to mitigate turnover. Strategies shared will focus on developing directors/administrators and wage supplement programs for early childhood professionals. Participants will discuss how the Illinois and Colorado strategies may be applied to their states and localities.

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Jun
13
Austin, TX
This session will be held at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Learning Institute. Revitalize coaching, teaching, and family partnerships with research-based, development-fostering strategies that boost toddlers' language skills, strengthen social-emotional competence, and scaffold self-directed behavior regulation. Meet the unique needs of toddlers within a framework of resilience-promoting, child-centered guidance that will reorient your practice and radically change outcomes for children.

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Ongoing Events

Jul
05
Online
The heart of effective staff relations is recognizing and appreciating individual differences. This online module provides a comprehensive model for supervising staff, promoting their ongoing professional development, and creating a strengths-based team. You’ll learn about the importance of tailoring your supervisory style and professional development strategies to the individualized needs of each staff member, how […]

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Nov
06
Online
Supporting children’s development and learning is at the heart of why early childhood programs exist. In this online module, you’ll learn about the interactive environment, how to ensure continuity of care, and the advantages and disadvantages of different grouping and staffing patterns. You’ll then examine the many facets of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) and the […]

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Dec
05
Online
This online module will help you work with families in ways that empower them to partner fully with your program and become skilled, effective first educators of their children. It begins with an overview of the essential components of family-centered early childhood programming. You’ll explore the director’s role in planning and implementing family involvement programs, […]

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