ELCFV invites Pre-K/VPK educators to virtual ‘Introduction to the Pre-K/CLASS Tool’ training

The Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia would like to invite Pre-K/VPK Educators to participate in a virtual Introduction to the Pre-K CLASS Tool training. Where: TEAMS invite will be emailed to all registrants Date: October 25th and 26th Time:  2-4pm Materials: Will be provided by ELCFV and mailed to address of the childcare program you designate in your registration. Capacity: 50 Participants Other: $60 stipend will be provided for completing both days of … Read more

Join ELCFV for the Early Learning Provider Conference on October 21st!

Back by Popular Demand – ELCFV Discovering the Joy: Surviving to Thriving Conference! Join Early Learning Professionals from Flagler, Volusia, and surrounding counties on Saturday, October 21st, at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach. You will enjoy a day of learning, connecting with colleagues and remembering why you chose early learning as your profession! Keynote topics are Love and Resilience You’ve Got This! by Rachel Giannini, Being a Person of Influence by Teresa … Read more

10/14 New Training! ‘Understanding Autism & Developmental Disabilities in the Classroom’

NEW! Understanding Autism & Developmental Disabilities in the Classroom For Volusia County and preschool teachers only… Let’s talk about Autism, Developmental Disabilities, and Learning Disabilities. Learn the characteristics and signs and quick strategies for working with each population. We will also discuss the differences between an educational exceptionality and a medical diagnosis. Effective communication between teachers and parents is paramount to a child’s development. Learn ways to exercise the utmost care and consideration when broaching … Read more

Conscious Discipline Chants & Songs

Chants and songs unify the School Family while building the brain-boosting benefits of music and movement into your day. The School Family is built on a healthy family model – the goal of which is the optimal development of all members. Download this packet of 15 songs and chants that were submitted by teachers of all age groups. Use them as-is or as a jumping off point for creating your own unique School Family chants, celebrations … Read more

Ten Reasons to Shift to Conscious Discipline

Conscious Discipline is an evidence-based, trauma-informed approach. It is recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), and received high ratings in 8 of 10 categories in a Harvard analysis of the nation’s top 25 social-emotional learning programs. The Harvard study’s authors say, “Conscious Discipline provides an array of behavior management strategies and classroom structures that teachers can use to turn everyday situations into learning opportunities.” Still considering implementing Conscious … Read more