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It's a Magical World of Children - Louisville

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LIVE • Crowne Plaza Hotel Airport
April 6, 2024
8:00 am to 3:00 pm

U.S. Time Zones

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This Seminar Begins At:

2:00 am
Hawaii Time
4:00 am
Alaska Time
5:00 am
Pacific Time
6:00 am
Mountain Time
7:00 am
Central Time
8:00 am
Eastern Time

Credits: 0.60
Earn 6 Clock Hours

Seminar Pricing:


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

Strategies and Fun Activities to Make Circle Time Even More Magical
Circle time can be chaotic or it can be the best time to teach young children new concepts and build community * Learn how to handle the transitions to circle time * Get answers to questions like: how do I get the children to sit still, how do I hold children’s attention, how do I get rid of the wiggles * Create the best circle time ever!

25 Ways to Prevent, Reduce, or Stop Challenging Behaviors
Have you noticed that the same children typically challenge you daily? * Receive 25 proven practical strategies to help children who challenge * Reliable strategies to make your classroom calmer * Set boundaries that stick * Get children to listen the first time you say something * Strategies you can easily and immediately implement

Bouncing Back, Creating Resilience in Children
Things to say and do to help children be resilient and bounce back * Doorways to effective communication * Tools for listening to children * Five ways to build resiliency in children * Powerful must-know strategies to help children build a foundation to lead happier and more fulfilling lives.

LET’S PLAY!  Activities for Little Learners
Fun inexpensive activities to enhance your classroom * Add valuable playful learning fun to your daily activities with awesome DIY props * Songs * Fingerplays * Movement * Art * Music * Activities to add learning, laughter, and fun to your curriculum.

Taking Care of You!  Self-Care for Caregivers and Remembering our Why
Do you ever feel overwhelmed and over-stressed? Learn great stressbusters to handle stress and take care of yourself * 20+ practical tips, strategies, and ways to beat stress before it beats you * Get refreshed * Reclaim your purpose and ignite your passion.


6-Hour Certificate 

Receive 6 CLOCK HOURS (.6 CEU's)
Recognized by the
Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services, Dept. of Community Based Services, Division of Child Care, for approval through the ECE-TRIS system.

Meets the Kentucky Core Competency areas.


  • There will be an on-your-own lunch break at 11:30AM for one-hour.
  • Coffee and snacks will not be provided.

Regular Registration


Group size 1-6 people: $39 per person

Group size 7+: $34 per person

Late Registration

After APRIL 1, 2024

Group size 1-6 people: $44 per person

Group size 7+: $39 per person



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


Maurine Richter

Maurine Richter

MAURINE RICHTER, after earning her degree in Elementary Education at The University of Texas with specializations in Gifted Education and Literacy, spent thirty years as a classroom teacher and received such distinctions as District Teacher of the Year, HEB Educator of Excellence, the Christa McAuliffe National Spirit of Education Award, and the Houston Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year. She now brings her passion for teaching to the Appelbaum Training Institute as one of our national trainers, blending her expertise for curriculum and instruction with a desire to show teachers their value as early childhood educators. She has worked with children from birth to age eighteen and recognizes that the key to success as a teacher begins with building strong relationships with children, parents and co-workers. She will touch your life with her humor and charisma. You will leave her seminar "ready and excited" to implement the solutions, strategies, and interventions in your home care programs and centers as you lovingly impact the lives and futures of those in your care.

Audiences across the country rave Maurine's praises. Here are just a few of the things they say:

  • “I love your trainings Moe!”
  • “Maurine is so uplifting and extremely informative!”
  • “Thank you so much for being inspirational”
  • “Thank you, Thank You, Thank You!”
  • “Love the strategies and the real-life examples”
  • "Thank you so much for making my Saturday. It was so fun! Great from start to finish.”
    "Amazing and knowledgeable speaker. Very funny and enjoyable."