Overview: Discover how to increase your engagement with staff and support their professional growth through strengths-based coaching techniques. We will examine coaching frameworks and reflective practices that enhance your leadership while providing the tools you need to formulate new strategies to supervise, mentor, and inspire your staff and enrich your program. This course focuses on the importance of developing and enhancing your communication skills to give you the ability and confidence to work effectively with a wide range of staff and families.
CEU: This ten-hour course is approved for 1 CEU in the Core Competency Area: Professionalism and Leadership. CEU certificates are issues by the MassAEYC CEU project. In order to receive a CEU, participants are required to complete all discussion posts and write a coaching platform, describing how they will use the material in the course in their daily work.
Schedule: This online course is organized into 4 Modules and will be offered over eight weeks, beginning on March 23 and finishing on May 18, 2020. All class materials, including video presentations, reflections, handouts, and interactive discussion board will be online. Each module will include one live session via Zoom video conferencing for participants to ask questions and share reflections. The live questions and reflections sessions will be held on the following Mondays at 7 pm EST: April 6, April 20, May 4, and May 18, 2020. For anyone who is unable to attend, these sessions will be recorded and post on the course site.
Cost: The introductory price for this new online course is $99.