Fall 2019

Events

4th Annual Child Care and ECE Business Summit

Friday, November 15, 2019

Meet with us in person at this event! Amy Josephson, Education Manager, ECE Initiatives will be presenting. Check out her presentation!

Where: Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
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National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Annual Conference

Wednesday, November 20 - Saturday, November 23, 2019

Meet us at the NAEYC's Annual Conference in November to learn about our ECE resources for early childhood educators. Sign up to win a raffle prize, an Educational Toolkit, worth $100! Stop by our booth #1317 to speak with us about our offerings!

Where: Music City Center, Nashville, TN
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Presentations

Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children (VAAEYC) Director Training

October 18, 2018 - December 11, 2019

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The Source for Learning and vaaeyc are presenting online training opportunities for early learning program administrators, beginning October 2018 through December 2019. Quality education for you without having to attend in person! The information about the upcoming training sessions will be listed on this page. To register for each training session, please click on the link below. 

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Event Link: Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children (VAAEYC)

Build Well-Being in Your Early Learning Program by Developing Solid Staff Relationships

Friday, November 15, 2019

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Objectives:

  • Understand the positive staff relationships, its effects on job performance, and ultimate impact on overall program quality.
  • Reflect and acquire strategies to boost relationships with your colleagues to provide positive environment for high-quality learning experiences for young children. 

 

Synopsis:

Staff morale and relationships form a core fabric of an early learning program. Any issues related to staff morale and relationship in a program negatively impacts the quality of care and learning of young children. This session will highlight the importance of positive morale and strategies to build strong collegial relationship that creates a positive program environment for all stakeholders!

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Looking Outward and Within: Gauge Your Early Learning Program's Level of Cultural Responsiveness

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Objectives:

  • Provide professional guidelines that pertain to cultural responsiveness for working with diverse families.
  • Learn methods to initiate and build productive relationships with families.
  • Acquire techniques for conflict resolution with families.

Synopsis:

Given the diversity that exists in our early learning programs today, administrators and early childhood educators must cultivate effective communication and positive relationships with the families in order to provide high-quality programs. To accomplish this, educators must employ professional standards as they make decisions.  Additionally, educators must have an understanding of cultural responsiveness which includes: family functions, diverse parenting styles, and family-friendly practices. This session will focus on methods of building partnerships with diverse families and techniques to handle conflicts when they arise.

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Event Link: VAAEYC Online Director Training

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