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Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators

  • 03 Jun 2023
  • 9:00 AM (PDT)
  • 04 Jun 2023
  • 4:00 PM (PDT)
  • In Person - Bakersfield, CA (June 03-04, 2023)



Facilitator: Deni Dayan, CPDLT

Dates and Times: 06/03/2023 - 06/04/2022
9:00am - 4:00 pm PST

Location: 1660 Pine St, Bakersfield, CA, United States

Cost:  $399 Early Registration, available until 05/03/2023. $450 Regular Registration.  Limit 30.

Facilitator Information: Deni Dayan is a licensed educational psychologist who has devoted her career to professional development in the areas of positive discipline, being trauma informed, parenting education, and dynamic mindfulness. She has been working as a school psychologist for 22 years and focusing primarily on staff development for the past 10 years of her career. She has presented for schools all over California of all levels as well as internationally. Her presentation style has been described an informative, educational, engaging, enlightening and fun!

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 principles and tools of Positive Discipline, an Adlerian research-based philosophy, to working wit 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 recognitions 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. 

Contact: Deni Dayan, deni4pd@gmail.com559-978-9902

Special needs/accommodations: If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Dani Dayan,, 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.

This program is AMS CE approved!

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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