Online Courses For Early Childhood Educators

We offer monthly online courses for early childhood educators!
$25
6:30 – 8:30 PM CST

*Free for teachers of our partner schools. Check with your director.

  • All webinar courses are available for continuing education credit in Minnesota in Develop/MNCPD; and Illinois in Gateways.
  • You MUST register and complete pre and post assessments to receive continuing education credit.
  • Early registration fee is $25, which applies when you register by the end of the day on the Sunday before each webinar. Late registration fee is $35, which applies if you register one day prior to or the same day as the event.
  • Our webinars are hosted using Zoom meeting rooms.
  • For more information on continuing education credit areas and course descriptions click here
  • You can also search for our courses in the Develop database: www.developtoolmn.org

July 20, 2021: Teach Children to Stay Busy When Adults Are Busy
Learning to play independently, get dressed by oneself, and generally stay on-task at meal time, circle time, while washing hands, etc. throughout the day are important skills to teach children to ensure the classroom runs smoothly and predictably. Facilitate a child’s increasing sense of autonomy and independence by consistently providing a secure base from which to explore. Learn how to use your attention to provide a learning environment that is predictable and responsive while teaching independence. Content created and exclusively owned by Behave Your Best, LLC. This is a Level 2 course. Learn more & Register!

August 17, 2021: Teach Children to Transition Successfully in the Group Setting
Transitioning between activities is a pivotal social skills that ensures a classroom runs smoothly. Learn how to break down the task of transitioning into teachable components. List at least 3 social skills that are prerequisites to successfully transitioning between activities. Recognize routine activities and transitions as teachable moments. Describe how to help children learn to make appropriate choices. Content created and exclusively owned by Behave Your Best, LLC. This is a Level 1 course. Learn more & Register!

September 21, 2021: Strategies For Including Parents In The Management Of Their Child’s Unwanted Behavior
Talking to parents about unwanted behavior their child displays in the classroom can be challenging. Learn strategies to keep a parent’s “switch” on with content exclusively owned by Behave Your Best, LLC. Focus on skills you are teaching to replace unwanted behavior. Demonstrate expected behaviors for parents. Follow-up with parents. Role play how to handle parent responses. This is a Level 2 course. Learn more & Register!

September 28, 2021: Set Your Classroom Up For Success for Behavior Management (New course!)
Develop proactive routines to welcome new children into your care. Anticipate and prevent challenging behaviors using positive guidance strategies during routines. Discover strategies to improve cooperation with classroom routines and expectations for children whom display unwanted behavior during routines. Content created and exclusively owned by Behave Your Best, LLC. This is a level 2 course. Learn more & Register!

October 19, 2021: De-Escalation Techniques For Early Childhood And Beyond
Learn how to capitalize on the power of your behavior when teaching behavior regulation. Use silent positive guidance strategies to teach listening the first time and other skills designed to prevent a child’s challenging behaviors. Visually scan and monitor the early childhood environment to anticipate and redirect potential misbehavior using silent strategies. Content created and exclusively owned by Behave Your Best, LLC. This is a level 1 course. Register soon.

October 26, 2021: Bridge the Behavioral Gap Between Home and School (New course!)
Recognize children learn new skills more quickly when taught in the group setting and at home. Acknowledge that teachers are a key factor in communicating missing social and emotional skills to parents. Discover the 6 key components necessary for successful skill development in the group setting that can also be practiced at home. Content exclusively owned by Behave Your Best, LLC. This is a level 2 course.

November 16, 2021: Evaluate and Continuously Improve Your Behavior Guidance Strategies
The ability to evaluate and continuously improve your behavior guidance strategies is an important skill for today’s early childhood providers. Tools that may have worked in the past, or with one child or classroom, may not be effective with another. Avoid challenging behaviors by using positive guidance strategies. Content exclusively owned by Behave Your Best LLC. This is a level 3 course.

December 14, 2021: Advanced Social Skills to Teach to Replace Unwanted Behavior (New course!)

For more information on continuing education credit areas and course descriptions click here

You can also search for our courses in the Develop database: www.developtoolmn.org