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Behaviors and Situations That Challenge Teachers - Chicago

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LIVE • Crowne Plaza Hotel
February 17, 2024
8:00 am to 1:00 pm

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This Seminar Begins At:

4:00 am
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5:00 am
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6:00 am
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7:00 am
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8:00 am
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9:00 am
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Credits: 0.50
Earn 5 Clock Hours

Seminar Pricing:


Training Event ID: AE-279284252

You do not have to choose. All three areas will be covered. 

1. Children’s Behaviors that Challenge Teachers
Sometimes it is one child. Sometimes it is many children.
Areas that will to be Covered:
* Whining
* Meltdowns
* Biting
* Hitting
* Pushing
* Naptime
* Drop Off
* Mealtime
* Children who do not listen and talk back
* Children who act wildly or climb on furniture
* Children who run in the classroom

2. Behaviors and Situations with Parents that Challenge Teachers
Sometimes it is one parent. Sometimes it is many parents.
Areas that will to be Covered:
* Ways to develop better relationships with parents and families
* Situations that cause roadblocks and damage parent relationships
* Developing rapport with all types of parent personalities
* Angry, negative or “there way is the only way”
* Helicopter
* Gossip
* Parents who don’t seem to care
* Parents who want you to potty train their child when their child isn't ready
* Parents who say their child does no wrong
* Parents who think you are at times unfair

3. Child Care Situations that Challenge Teachers
Areas that will to be Covered:
* Managing transitions without classroom chaos
* Making morning drop-offs and parent pick-ups a breeze
* Making circle time a fun experience for all
* Teaching rules so children like to follow them
* Halting the messes children making when they don’t put away their things
* Teaching children to be kind rather than pick on others or tease, tattle, or bully

5-Hour Certificate 

Receive 5 CLOCK HOURS (.5 CEUs)
Recognized by
the Illinois Dept. of Child and Family Services.
We are a "Gateways" authorized entity. Organization ID #B87082

Training Event ID: AE-279284252

2 Hrs. Human Growth and Development, 2 Hrs. Interactions, Relationships and Environments


  • There will not be a lunch break.
  • Coffee and snacks will not be provided.

Regular Registration


Group size 1-5 people: $39 per person

Group size 6+: $29 per person

Late Registration

After FEB. 12, 2024

Group size 1-5 people: $44 per person

Group size 6+: $34 per person



Category: Family & Community Child Growth and Development Child Discipline/Interactions


Marty Appelbaum

Marty Appelbaum

Whoohoo!  Marty, America’s #1 early childhood motivational speaker, is going to present this awesome seminar. Audiences across the country rave his praises. 

Here are just a few of the things they say about Marty:

  • “So motivating! So moving! So informative! So good!”
  • “Marty is a fabulous speaker!”
  • “Information was amazing and the laughter was constant!”
  • “Best early childhood seminar I’ve been to ever!”
  • “Love the strategies, the humor, and the real-life examples”
  • “The best seminar my staff has EVER attended.”  
  • “Marty rocks! Love the energy!”
  • “Can’t wait to incorporate these tips in my class!” 

Marty is the real deal! He has a unique teaching and presenting background that few have spanning over 30 years. He has taught in classrooms ranging from infant age through high school seniors. He is a master at captivating and engaging audiences. He combines his own real-life experiences, stories, songs, fun games with strategies to take back to the classroom. There’s never a dull moment. There's no falling asleep at his seminars! Marty has appeared on television and radio. Over 250,000 educators have attended training events led by Marty. Audiences go back to work motivated and excited to implement what they have learned. You and your staff will too! Get ready for an awesome day filled with joy, laughter and learning.