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Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators

  • 30 Jan 2021
  • 8:30 AM (PST)
  • 31 Jan 2021
  • 4:30 PM (PST)
  • San Diego, CA (2-Day Workshop January 30-31, 2021)

Facilitator(s): Yogi Patel, CPDT

Dates and Times:
01/30/2021 - 01/31/2021
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Location:
6540 Flanders Drive
San Diego, California, 92121

Facilitator Information: 
Yogi Patel is the founder of Heartfelt Parenting, a Positive Discipline and Montessori consultancy, as well as the former Director and owner of Kinderhouse Montessori School. Her passion is educating and nurturing children and offering personal guidance for parents and educators. Fueled by her passion, Yogi offers Positive Discipline seminars and educational training to teachers, parents, and children of all ages. 
Before Yogi became a Certified Montessori Teacher and a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, she managed businesses and led an employee training program for one of the PepsiCo's restaurant chain. Here in San Diego, Yogi completed the Association Montessori Internationale training program and founded her first Montessori School in 2001, later expanding to a second location in 2008. Yogi is currently a member of the Diversity and Inclusion taskforce for the Positive Discipline Association. She feels fulfilled helping children and elderly members gain a sense of belonging and significance. When Yogi isn't working, she enjoys yoga, gardening, and HIIT training. 

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: $375 Early Registration, available until 01/09/2021. $425 Regular Registration.  Group discount for 4 or more registering together ($40 off each). Limit 30.

To Register:  https://www.heartfeltparenting.org/register

Contact: Yogi Patel, yogi@heartfeltparenting.org, 6193561149

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Yogi Patel - yogi@heartfeltparenting.org, in advance. 

The Positive Discipline Association is pleased to provide the opportunity for educators to earn graduate-level university credit. Whether you attend one of our live workshops or participate in an online workshop, you may choose to earn 1 to 4 non-degree credits. These credits are for licensure renewal and salary step increases only. The cost of graduate-level credit is separate from the workshop registration fee. Click Here for more information.

Positive Discipline Association courses approved for Graduate-Level Semester Credits through University of the Pacific will appear on an Official Transcript with a letter grade.

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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