Echo Parenting & Education offers a variety of trainings, workshops and professional development opportunities for educators from preschool and beyond.  Below are two of our most popular offerings.

Educators should check out our Connections for Learning series coming up in May 2015.  More info here:

Special Preschool Training with Ariel Wrye

Working with young children is a big job.
Care givers need the best possible tools and support to help guide children.  Join us for this special workshop that will introduce a philosophy and practice of an empathy-led approach based on the latest research about brain and child development that promotes life-long connections and learning.

Some things you will learn:
* How empathy creates an optimal environment for learning and growth.
* To identify strategies and tools that will help you successfully create the nurturing relationship.
* Supporting social/emotional development through empathy and connection.

We want to support the hard work of providing loving care for children and families.

Friday, May 1, 2015 from 1pm – 4pm

Cost: $85.  REGISTER
Partial scholarships are available.  No one turned away for lack of funds.

Location: 1226 N. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA  90026

Questions: Contact Glenda Linares at (213) 484-6676 x310 or


Classroom Management Through Connection and Compassion

Two days of empathy and support for teachers!


Info: contact Glenda Linares @ (213) 484-6676 x310 or

Echo Parenting & Education is offering two days of practical support to K‐12 teachers, including key information about the brain, strategies to support the social and emotional wellness of your classroom, and tools to navigate conflicts in ways that you can feel good about.

What teachers get from this workshop:
* Empathy, understanding, & support FOR YOU.
* Critical information about behavior and the workings of the brain, ways to help students navigate anger, and strategies to support children and youth who have experienced trauma.
* Communication and conflict resolution support, including tools to support children and youth’s social and emotional development.
* Alternatives to the myriad of classroom management systems based on control, punishment, and rewards that don’t address the underlying root causes of behavior or create the quality of connection you want with your students.

Salary point credits and/or documentation of Professional Development hours also available!

REGISTER ONLINE or please contact Azucena Ortiz at or 213.484.6676 x311 for more information.