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Gigi Schweikert

Biography:

Gigi Schweikert is a popular speaker at early childhood conferences and parenting seminars. She is the author of several books, contributes to early childhood periodicals and journals, including Children and Families, eFamily News, Northwest Baby & Child, Cricket Magazine, and Child Care Information Exchange. Gigi hosted a cable television show, Today's Family, and directed the United Nations Early Childhood Program in New York City and developed the Johnson & Johnson System of Family Centers. Her other clients include Prudential, Community Bible Study International, Bank of America, Merck, IBM, Genentech, and SC Johnson Wax.

Gigi Schweikert's Books

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  • Prime Times, 2nd Edition: A Handbook for Excellence in Infant and Toddler Programs

    Authors: Jim Greenman, Anne Stonehouse, Gigi Schweikert
    Product Code: 158801
    ISBN: 978-1-929610-90-7

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    Achieve quality care and education in your infant or toddler program with this practical guide—a sourcebook for establishing, organizing, and maintaining a quality program. This second edition includes topics such as developmental issues; infants and toddlers with special needs; staffing and staff training; creating learning and nurturing environments; establishing routines; discipline; health, nutrition, and safety policies; curriculum; partnering with parents; assessment; and program evaluation. Charts, tables, and illustrations enhance the text, and a CD-ROM offers reproducible forms, policy statements, and training handouts.

    352 pages

     
  • Being a Professional: Winning Ways for Early Childhood Professionals

    Author: Gigi Schweikert
    Product Code: 549993
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-128-0

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    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    Passion for working with children is a cornerstone in your line of work, but as an early childhood professional, you also need to look the part, act the part, and keep a positive attitude. Whether it is your first day on the job or you have years of experience, professionalism is essential for success as you work with children, their families, and your colleagues. Filled with tips, self-assessments, and reflection questions to optimize your knowledge, this resource will help you present yourself as the professional that you are. Pack of 3 books, 72 pgs each.

     
  • Partnering with Families: Winning Ways for Early Childhood Professionals

    Author: Gigi Schweikert
    Product Code: 549994
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-129-7

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    Published by Redleaf Press Free Sample Chapter

    Strong partnerships with families create a better environment for children to learn and grow. This resource addresses the realities of working with families and provides effective steps to help you initiate and maintain efforts as you build mutually respectful relationships in your program. Filled with self-assessments, tips, sample letters and forms, and reflection questions to optimize your knowledge, this book will help you collaborate with families to provide better care for children and their parents. Pack of 3 books, 80 pgs each.

     
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