About the Author:

Gretchen KinnellGretchen is the assistant director of the Child Care Council of Onondaga County (Syracuse), New York. She also presents workshops on topics related to behavior guidance and early literacy, and is especially known for her presentations on biting and on potty training in child care settings. Gretchen has logged thousands of hours training people who work with young children in programs such as child care centers, nursery schools, family child care settings, Head Start, and public-school preschool programs. Gretchen earned a bachelor's degree in special education from the University of Wisconsin in Whitewater. Since then, she has taken a wide variety of courses in education, computer programming, management, cultural anthropology, and sociology. A former special education teacher, preschool teacher, and adult education teacher, Gretchen has had articles and interviews published in Parents, in Children and Families, and in other parenting publications, including the "Partners in Parenting" question-and-advice column in the Syracuse Post-Standard. Gretchen is the author of Good Going: Successful Potty Training for Children in Child Care, No Biting: Policy and Practice for Toddler Programs, and No Biting, Second Edition. Publications:

Gretchen Kinnell 's Books

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  • Good Going /Potty Training Set: Successful Potty Training for Children in Child Care

    Authors: Gretchen Kinnell, Child Care Council of Onondaga County

    Product Code:
    541999 (Book and Booklet Set)
    ISBN:
    (Book and Booklet Set)
    Age Focus: 2-3

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press

    Set includes once copy of the Good Going! book and 25 Good Going! The Potty Training Guide for Families companion booklets.

    $34.95  
  • Good Going! The Potty Training Guide for Families (set of 25)

    Author: Gretchen Kinnell

    Product Code:
    541099 (Booklet Set)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-109-9 (Booklet Set)
    Age Focus: 2-3

    Description & More Details



    Make a coordinated effort with families as their children begin potty training. This family companion to Good Going! explains the signs when a child is ready to begin potty training, provides tips to help parents prepare for training, and answers common questions.

    Pack of 25 booklets; 12 pages each

    $24.95  
  • Why Children Bite: A Family Companion to No Biting

    Author: Gretchen Kinnell

    Product Code:
    120041 (Booklet Set)
    ISBN:
    9781933653990 (Booklet Set)
    Age Focus: 1–3

    Description & More Details



    Give concerned families the important facts they need when biting incidents occur. This educational booklet provides information on why children bite, explains appropriate responses, and includes advice for further action.

    Pack of 25 booklets; 12 pages each

    $24.95  
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