Leadership Series – Be Inspired!

Fall 2018

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  • Effective leadership practices.
  • Strategies for the complex nature of leading an early learning program. 
  • New approaches to support other ECE peers!

Available NOW-24/7!  Discover strategies and acquire new information by accessing our archived webinars.  

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Early Childhood Education Workforce: Exploring the Trends and the Power to Change

Thursday, September 20, 2018, 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time

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Synopsis:

Keeping up with the efforts to advance early childhood education as a professional field of practice, during this webinar we will explore current trends in the early childhood education workforce. Participants will be apprised of a national initiative - Power to the Profession - and how the initiative is gaining momentum to change societal perception of early childhood educators.  

 

Objectives:  

  • Update on the Power to the Profession Initiative.
  • Explore trends impacting the early childhood education workforce.
  • Discover ways to advocate for Early Childhood Educators.

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Presenter(s): Toni Cacace-Beshears, Navine Fortune

Look Beyond Recruitment: Successful Retention Strategies to Reduce Staff Turnover!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time

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Synopsis:

Early learning programs experience high turnover, therefore, tracking and managing staff retention rate should be a best practice for early learning program leaders. Understanding turnover and being informed of the value to track retention rate, and to apply successful retention strategies to manage staff turnover benefits early learning programs. Program leaders see positive results that save time, money, and ensures stability.

 

Objectives:

  • Discover the difference between staff turnover and staff retention.
  • Establish the true cost of turnover.
  • Explore multiple successful staff retention strategies.

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Presenter(s): Toni Cacace-Beshears, Donna Patton, MaryEllen Lyles

Solve 5 Common Relationship Barriers Through Effective Communication Approaches

Thursday, November 8, 2018; 1:30-2:30 PM Eastern Time

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Building positive relationships is an important aspect of a leader’s work. Interactions with all stakeholders – families, community members, board members, and staff – occur daily in early childhood programs. Learn easy to implement, effective communication approaches to nurture and build trusting relationships.

Objectives

  • Understand common reasons for the existence of relationship barriers.
  • Learn effective communication approaches to nurture and build positive relationships with your stakeholders.

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Presenter(s): Toni Cacace-Beshears, Lauren Small

Designing Strategic Personalized Professional Learning Plans

Thursday, December 6, 2018; 1:30-2:30 PM Eastern Time

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Professional learning plans should not be created with a one‐size‐fits‐all approach. Each early childhood educator has different goals and learning needs. Join us to learn tips to develop strategic and systematic personalized professional learning plans for early childhood educators!

  • Learn Strategies to establish short and long term learning goals for early childhood educators.'
  • Discover ways to design personalized professional learning plans that includes trainings,coaching, and mentoring, to help refine the teaching skills.

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Presenter(s): Toni Cacace-Beshears, Christy John, Ph.D.