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Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators

  • 22 Sep 2022
  • 8:15 AM (GMT)
  • 23 Sep 2022
  • 4:15 PM (GMT)
  • IN PERSON - Reykjavík, Höfuðborg, Iceland

Facilitator(s): Jónína Hauksdóttir, CPDT

Dates and Times:
09/22/2022 - 09/23/2022
08:15 - 16:15



Gerðuberg 3 - 5Reykjavík, Höfuðborg, Iceland

Cost:  $399 Early Registration, available until 08/19/2022. $420 Regular Registration. Limit 30.

Facilitator Information: I´m a preschool teacher and have been a principal in preschools since 1997 until last week. I first heard about Positive Discipline in 2009 and started implementing PD in my school in 2010. I have facilitated several PDA workshops, both with colleagues and by my self. I also just finished translating Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators in Icelandic.  I'm currently the vice president of the Icelandic Teachers Union. 

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. 

To Register:

Contact: Jónína Hauksdóttir,, +3546926555

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact, in advance. 

Lodging Information: The workshop takes place in Gerðuberg Library in one of its halls. There is plenty of parking lot outside and there is a cosy café in the building where it's possible to buy lunch at a fair price. 

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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