Child Care Managers: Unlock, Accelerate, Achieve!
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* Missouri Only: Those in Missouri who wish to receive MOPD credit must take their certificate exam no later than noon on Monday, March 22, 2021
*Sure-Fire Strategies for HIRING Staff Who Stay
Finding, hiring, and keeping the right staff is often a #1 issue for Child Care Managers. *How to find great staff who are right for your center * Take the guesswork out of hiring * Where and how to advertise * The Interview: Learn questions that will weed out people who are not the right fit * The best way to hire staff that will do a great job and stay *
*25 Expert Strategies to Reduce Turnover & Build Team Spirit
Staff turnover can be one of the toughest dilemmas facing early childhood managers. Learn effective strategies for building a team in which everyone wants to participate, motivation strategies that work, and stop staff turnover
*20 Ways to “Grow” Excellent Staff
When you finally find excellent staff, it’s important to have ways to “grow” each from the ground up so that they will stay * Creative ways to provide training that sticks and that your staff will actually implement * Teambuilding strategies * Get great solutions to build a team who will remain for a long time
*20 Leadership Skills Every Director Needs to Have
Get a handle on all the everyday situations that come up * Sometimes it may feel like your work is never done. It doesn’t have to be that way! Keep up to date with things you need to do * Top-notch organizational skills that work * Get a handle on managing your time so you have more time for yourself and your family
*How to Successfully Handle Difficult Problem Employees
Difficult staff members can create workplace chaos that spreads throughout your entire staff. Learn the top 5 child care staff complaints and what to do about them * Terrific tools for difficult employees
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Category: Management & Leadership
Dr. Maryln Appelbaum
Dr. Maryln Appelbaum is well-known as an outstanding authority on children, education, and families. She has a Master’s Degree in both Psychology and in Education and a Ph.D. in Psychology. She has worked as both an educator and a therapist and has been a consultant throughout the United States. Maryln has been the owner and headmaster of three educational centers and one private school for children. She has written more than 30 “how-to” books geared exclusively for teachers and parents. She is especially known for her books, "DO IT RIGHT, A POSITIVE GUIDE FOR DISCIPLINE", and "HOW TO TALK TO KIDS SO THEY LISTEN." Her books, videos, posters, CDs, and audiotapes are used throughout the United States as well as in Canada and in South America. She has been interviewed on television and radio talk shows and has been quoted in newspapers including U.S.A. Today. She received White House Clearance in 1989 as a leading contender for the position of Director of the U.S. Office of Child Care.
Maryln has always loved the challenge of reaching and engaging challenging, hard to reach, tough students. She keeps going until she finds the tools she needs to reach those students. She delights in sharing those tools, strategies, solutions, and interventions with other educators. She makes use of her background in both education as well as psychology. She is powerful, fun, motivational, and most of all caring as she shares her personal experiences working with children. You will leave her seminar filled with information, solutions, and strategies, inspired to implement what you have learned the very next day with your own students.
Martin Appelbaum has spent a lifetime dedicated to his objective to make a profound and positive difference in children's lives. In addition to his B.B.A. Degree and Montessori teaching certificate, Martin has been both administrator and director of child care centers and private schools, working his way up from a teacher's aide position. He authored two Early Childhood Education (ECE) courses used by college undergraduate students and ''How to Teach Children to Follow Rules'', ''The Big Book of Play for Little Learners'', and ''Keys to Success''. His zest for living, unique sense of humor, and personal experiences combined with his concentrated knowledge of child care make each seminar refreshingly fun and information-packed. You will wish you didn't have to wait until Monday to be with your class.
Doug Medford is one of ATI’s most sought-after speakers. He has been training administrators and teachers, for over 20-years and has "hands-on" experience teaching young children. Doug has presented over 1,000 seminars to more than 300,000 educators all over the United States and in Canada. He is one of the nation's leading humorists. He will make you roar with laughter while giving you great strategies to use in your classrooms. Doug’s comedy is based on observational humor and real classroom happenings and will not offend, contribute to global warming or promote tooth decay.