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Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators

  • 12 Aug 2019
  • 8:00 AM (UTC+08:00)
  • 13 Aug 2019
  • 3:45 PM (UTC+08:00)
  • Huacao Town, Shanghai, China

 Cheryl Erwin, MA, MFT, CPDLT, & Jill Stansbury, CPDT, MA

Dates and Times:
08/12/2019 - 08/13/2019
8:00 am - 3:45 pm

258 Jinfeng Rd.
Huacao Town, Shanghai, China

Facilitator Information: 
Cheryl Erwin is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer,  and the author or co-author of several books in the bestselling "Positive Discipline" series, as well as the new Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators manual. Cheryl is a consultant for Early Head Start at the University of Nevada, Reno, and is a popular international speaker and trainer.

Jill Stansbury is the Early Childhood Social and Emotional Learning specialist at the the Shanghai American School Puxi campus. Her master's degree in educational leadership is from DePaul University in Chicago, IL. She has been a trainer for the Positive Discipline Association since 2007 and has used Positive Discipline preschool through high school as both a teacher and administrator since 1994. She enjoys helping educators strengthen their relationships with students by sharing strategies that teachers and schools can use to artfully teach students long-term life skills. 

Workshop Description:

This two-day interactive workshop is designed for early childhood educators, teachers, and caregivers who work with children from birth to six years of age. (Parents will also find this workshop helpful; however, the focus is on early childhood education.) Participants will learn to apply the principles and tools of Positive Discipline, an Adlerian research-based philosophy, to working with groups of young children. They will also gain a deeper understanding of how young children learn, the importance of belonging and social and emotional learning, and how best to teach those skills in a classroom or care setting. Participants will earn recognition as Certified Positive Discipline Early Childhood Educators and will learn to: 

  1. Create a classroom or care setting where children can develop a sense of belonging and significance based on the importance of contribution and mutual respect. 
  2. Understand how young children learn and how to adapt teaching to the needs of this age group. 
  3. Foster essential social and emotional skills to support development and school readiness and to understand behavior and how to guide it in groups of young children. 
  4. Teach the essential skills for developmentally appropriate participation in class meetings. 
  5. Learn Positive Discipline and Adlerian concepts for use in the classroom, preschool community, and with parents. 

Cost:  RMB 2350 Regular Registration. Limit 40

To Register:  https://www.saschina.org/careers/professional-development/positive-discipline-for-early-childhood-educators


Cheryl Erwin, cheryl@cherylerwin.com, 1+7753316723
Jill Stansbury, jill.stansbury@saschina.org, 186+18516672114​​​​​​​

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact linda.yeh@saschina.org, in advance. 

Lodging Information: 
Recommended Hotel: Intercontinental NECC Puxi 
The hotel is close by the school and a five minute walk to the subway. Please book directly with lulu.zhang@icnecc.com at the hotel letting her know that you are a guest of the Shanghai American School when booking. You will then be eligible for our corporate rate @RMB 800 + 10% service charge + 6% tax including 1daily breakfast. 

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Workshop Registrations: A full refund (minus a $35 processing fee) will be given when the request for a refund is made up to 30 days prior to the first day of a workshop. Refunds are not available for cancellations less than 30 days before a workshop. However, paid registrants can transfer to another workshop within one year at no additional cost. Refunds are not available after a transfer is made or if you do not provide advanced notice that you will not be attending the workshop. 

In the event of cancellation, participants will be notified by email.

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