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Sharon Bergen

Biography:

Sharon Bergen is an instructor of Early Childhood and Youth Development at Dakota County Technical College. She has over thirty years of experience in the profession as a teacher, program director, multi-site manager, trainer, curriculum writer, senior corporate executive, and NAEYC state affiliate executive director. Sharon is the author of two books published by Redleaf Press, Best Practices for Training Early Childhood Professionals and, with co-author Rachel Robertson, Healthy Children Healthy Lives: The Wellness Guide for Early Childhood Programs. Sharon holds a doctorate in education and a master's degree in early childhood education.


Sharon Bergen's Books

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  • Best Practices for Training Early Childhood Professionals

    Author: Sharon Bergen
    Product Code: 540870
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-087-0

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    Published by Redleaf Press e-book

    Your work as a trainer has a lasting impact on your staff and the young children you all care for. Use the information, tools, and examples in Best Practices for Training Early Childhood Professionals to plan and execute training programs that are effective for your environment and your caregivers. You will find guidance on how to establish a framework for organizing your thinking about training using practices that are developmentally appropriate for adults, design and implement successful programs, and help your staff be the best professionals they can be.

    e-book, 160 pgs.

     
  • You Are What You Eat: Nutrition and Healthy Eating Habits

    Authors: Sharon Bergen, Rachel Robertson
    Product Code: 542805
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-280-5

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    Healthy Children, Healthy Lives Training

    Published by Redleaf Press CD

    A training program on childhood nutrition and healthy eating habits.


    Give staff members the knowledge they need to support and increase the wellness of the children and families in their program. This two-hour training provides an introductory look at nutrition and healthy eating habits. During the session, participants will:
    • Define nutrition and healthy eating habits
    • Identify why good nutrition and healthy eating habits are important
    • Discuss best practices for nutrition
    • Discuss best practices for promoting healthy eating habits


    Printable files include
    • A Facilitator's Guide with instructions and script
    • A Participant Guide
    • Info-to-Go resource flyers for families and staff members


    This CD-ROM provides training and resource materials that support Healthy Children, Healthy Lives: The Wellness Guide for Early Childhood Programs.

     
    CD
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  • Jump Right In: Physical Activity and Fitness

    Authors: Sharon Bergen, Rachel Robertson
    Product Code: 542812
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-281-2

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    Healthy Children, Healthy Lives Training

    Published by Redleaf Press CD

    A training program on children's physical activity and fitness.


    Give staff members the knowledge they need to support and increase the wellness of the children and families in their program. This two-hour training provides an introductory look at physical activity and fitness. During the session, participants will:
    • Define physical activity and fitness
    • Identify why they are important
    • Explore physical development and physical activity recommendations
    • Discuss best practices for promoting physical activity and fitness


    Printable files include
    • A Facilitator's Guide with instructions and script
    • A Participant Guide
    • Info-to-Go resource flyers for families and staff members


    This CD-ROM provides training and resource materials that support Healthy Children, Healthy Lives: The Wellness Guide for Early Childhood Programs.

     
    CD
    Add to Wishlist Add to Cart Qty:    $39.95
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