Friday,
June 26, 2020

Creating Diversity-Rich Environments for Young Children "Ask Me Anything" with Angèle Sancho Passe   

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  • Audio Recording of Webinar (MP3)
  • Chatbox during Webinar (PDF)
  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Certificate of Participation


Description

Based on her new Redleaf Quick Guide Angèle presents a general foundation about diversity, values, attitudes, and equity in early childhood environments covering physical space and materials, curriculum, behavior guidance, program leadership and more. She also answered live questions from the audience.


Content based on Creating Diversity-Rich Environments for Young Children (A Redleaf Quick Guide), by Angèle Sancho Passe.



Wednesday,
June 24, 2020

Nature-Based Learning: Benefits, Safety, and Supporting Families, “Ask Me Anything” with Julie Powers and Sheila Williams Ridge 

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  • Audio Recording of Webinar (MP3)
  • Chatbox during Webinar (PDF)
  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Portable toilet and washing station recommendations (PDF)
  • Certificate of Participation


Description

Julie Powers and Sheila Williams Ridge, coauthors of Nature-Based Learning for Young Children: Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Budget, answered real questions live on how to navigate spending more time outside with young children, address safety concerns during COVID-19, and offer ideas for supporting families this summer. 


Content based on Nature-Based Learning for Young Children: Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Budget.



Wednesday,
May 20, 2020

Transitioning from Digital PreK to Kindergarten Classrooms: Preparing Children, Families, and Educators

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  • Audio Recording of Webinar (MP3)
  • Chatbox during Webinar (PDF)
  • Certificate of Participation


Description

Join Angèle Sancho Passe answers questions and addresses concerns about transitioning from a virtual preschool experience to a kindergarten classroom.


Click here to learn more about Angèle Sancho Passe, MA, and the great resources that she has written.




Thursday,
April 30, 2020

Documentation as a Support for Inquiry with Susan Stacey

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  • Audio Recording of Webinar (MP3)
  • Chatbox during Webinar (PDF)
  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Certificate of Completion

Description

Documentation—the process of making thinking and learning visible through a graphic format—fulfills several roles in an educational setting. This webinar focuses upon the many uses of pedagogical documentation as a support for inquiry-based teaching and learning. We can use documentation as a reflective tool in our daily practice, and in practical ways for decision-making with children.


Content based on Inquiry-Based Early Learning Environments: Creating, Supporting, and Collaborating and Pedagogical Documentation in Early Childhood: Sharing Children’s Learning and Teachers’ Thinking.




Friday,
March 27, 2020

Ask Me Anything! With Brian Puerling

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  • Audio Recording of Webinar (MP3)
  • Chatbox during Webinar (PDF)
  • 30 Creative Challenges (PDF)
  • Virtual Scavenger Hunts (PDF)
  • Exercise Videos for Kids and Family (PDF)
  • Storytime (PDF)
  • App List Recommendations by Brian Puerling (PDF)
  • Book List Recommendations by Brian Puerling (PDF)

Description

We sat down with Brian Puerling to ask him anything! Brian Puerling, MS, NBCT, a graduate of the Erikson Institute and a National Board Certified Teacher, is currently the Director of Education Technology at Catherine Cook School in Chicago.


Brian Puerling's books include, "Teaching in the Digital Age for Preschool and Kindergarten: Enhancing Curriculum with Technology," "Teaching in the Digital Age PowerPoint Presentations," and "Teaching in the Digital Age: Smart Tools for Age 3 to Grade 3."



Friday,
February 14, 2020

10am PDT
12pm CST
1pm EDT

Transforming Communities

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  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Chatbox Text (PDF)
  • Toolkit: Seven Norms of Collaboration (PDF)
  • Audio Only (MP3)
  • Partner Mapping Tool Kit (webpage)
  • Questions to Form Empathy in Collaboration (webpage)
  • Leadership for Change Conclusion Survey (webpage)

Learning Objectives
Participants:

  • Reviewed their successes in embracing and engaging others across their organization
  • Explored how to extend these successes into the community through partnerships with other organizations
  • Designed experiments to try new things in partnership with other organizations

Speakers included: Fiona Stewart (Program Director at Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles), Cassandra O'Neill (CEO at Leadership Alchemy), and Monica Brinkerhoff (Organization and Employee Development Director at Child-Parent Centers, Inc.).



This webinar was part of a five-part, 45-minute, monthly series entitled Leaders for Change: Moving Ideas to Action. Participants will explore how to build systems level change in their department and organization, and extend these successes through other community partnerships.



Friday,
January 10, 2020

10am PDT
12pm CST
1pm EDT

Transforming Organizations

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  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Chatbox Text (PDF)
  • Transition Handout (PDF)
  • Certficate of Participation (PDF)
  • Audio Only (MP3)

Learning Objectives
Participants:

  • Reviewed their successes in embracing and engaging their teams
  • Explored how to grow these successes across the organization
  • Designed experiments to try new things in the organization no matter what your role or position is

Speakers included: Fiona Stewart (Program Director at Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles), Cassandra O'Neill (CEO at Leadership Alchemy), and Monica Brinkerhoff (Organization and Employee Development Director at Child-Parent Centers, Inc.).



This webinar was part of a five-part, 45-minute, monthly series entitled Leaders for Change: Moving Ideas to Action. Participants will explore how to build systems level change in their department and organization, and extend these successes through other community partnerships.



Friday,
December 13, 2019

10am PDT
12pm CST
1pm EDT

Embracing Your Team

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  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Chatbox Text (PDF)
  • Certficate of Participation (PDF)
  • Audio Only (MP3)

Learning Objectives
Participants:

  • Explored how to invite others to share thoughts, ideas, and aspirations with curiosity
  • Reviewed ways to receive others’ ideas so they feel honored
  • Brainstormed how to engage your team no matter what your role is

Speakers included: Fiona Stewart (Program Director at Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles), Cassandra O'Neill (CEO at Leadership Alchemy), and Monica Brinkerhoff (Organization and Employee Development Director at Child-Parent Centers, Inc.).



This webinar was part of a five-part, 45-minute, monthly series entitled Leaders for Change: Moving Ideas to Action. Participants explored how to build systems-level change in their department and organization and extend these successes through other community partnerships.



Friday,
November 15, 2019

10am PDT
12pm CST
1pm EDT

I've Started, Now What?

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  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Chatbox Text (PDF)
  • Certficate of Participation (PDF)
  • Audio Only (MP3)

Learning Objectives
Participants:

  • Reflected on your learnings from “Where Do I Start?”
  • Shared how your experiments went
  • Reviewed how to boost resiliency when trying new things
  • Brainstormed what to try next

Speakers included: Fiona Stewart (Program Director at Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles), Cassandra O'Neill (CEO at Leadership Alchemy), and Monica Brinkerhoff (Organization and Employee Development Director at Child-Parent Centers, Inc.).



This webinar was part of a five-part, 45-minute, monthly series entitled Leaders for Change: Moving Ideas to Action. Participants explored how to build systems-level change in their department and organization and extend these successes through other community partnerships.



Friday,
November 8, 2019

12pm - 12:45pm CT

Transformational Coaching: Promoting ‘Sticky’ Change

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  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Certificate of Completion (PDF)
  • Audio Only (MP3)

Hosted by Redleaf Press, lead by Constant Hine, MA, Founder and President, Horizons in Learning, and Robin Levy, MA, Vice President of Professional Development, Horizons in Learning.

Learning Objectives:

  • Clarify the difference between transactional and transformational coaching
  • Identify the unique significance of the transformational coaching approach
  • Recognize how transformational coaching promotes ‘sticky’ sustainable change and continuous quality improvement




Friday,
October 18, 2019

10am PDT
12pm CST
1pm EDT

Where Do I Start?

Fill out a (very) short form to download the resources for this webinar:

  • PowerPoint Slides (PDF)
  • Chatbox Text (PDF)
  • Certficate of Participation (PDF)
  • Trying Something New (or Different) (Word Document)

Learning Objectives
Participants:

  • Explored their own beliefs about leadership
  • Clarified their values about leadership
  • Identified their leadership aspirations
  • Designed experiments to try new things

Speakers included: Fiona Stewart (Program Director at Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles), Cassandra O'Neill (CEO at Leadership Alchemy), and Monica Brinkerhoff (Organization and Employee Development Director at Child-Parent Centers, Inc.).



This webinar was part of a five-part, 45-minute, monthly series entitled Leaders for Change: Moving Ideas to Action. Participants explored how to build systems-level change in their department and organization and extend these successes through other community partnerships.