•  October 28, 2021
     2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

(Quincy ECFC) Paraeducator Series: Relationships Matter (webinar)

Learning Level 1: Introductory/Awareness

Intended Audience – Teacher Assistants

Description – Calling all paraeducators! Join us as we talk about the benefits of building relationships with all children in the classroom. We will talk about strategies to use to make deposits with children, as well as take a look at some video examples of what it looks like to build relationships.

Continuing Education – This webinar will provide 1.0 contact hours for the following:

  • Educator License Renewal
  • CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 3
  • PENDING – Gateways to Opportunity credit in area E

Full participation is required to receive a certificate.

Presenter(s)

  • Bridget Meis
    Bridget Meis, M.S. Ed, is an Early Childhood Resource Specialist for STARnet Regions I & III. During her time with STARnet, she has presented on a variety of topics including: Apps and Assistive Technology, Social/Emotional development, Creative Curriculum, Teaching Strategies GOLD, Portfolios, Lesson Planning, Mathematics in Early Childhood, Science and Mathematics, STEAM and Family Engagement. Bridget has worked in the field of Early Childhood Education since 2003. She received her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Illinois State University and her Master's degree in Early Childhood Education from Erikson Institute. Bridget has worked in a variety of early childhood programs with diverse groups of children from as young as six weeks old to children in fifth grade. Bridget has served children and families in private childcare programs and most recently with Head Start.
  • Cecilia Mintz
    Cecilia Mintz, B.S. Ed, is an Early Childhood Resource Specialist for STARnet Regions I & III. She has worked in Early Childhood since 2007. Cecilia has worked with a diverse population at Head Start. While working with Head Start she guided children with Project Approach. Cecilia worked at engaging families in their child’s education by encouraging their input on family goals involving their child. She collaborated with local education agencies on IEPs.
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