Education

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 – CANCELLED

Working with young children is an incredibly important job. This special workshop offers critical information about the brain, trauma, and strategies to promote social and emotional growth. It also offers early childhood professionals opportunities to reflect on their practice and build the safe, stable nurturing connections children need to thrive.

Some things you will learn:
* How empathy creates an optimal environment for learning and growth.
* Strategies to address classroom challenges that don’t disrupt the relationship or a child’s sense of safety.
* Information about the brain, trauma and regulation to help make sense of and respond most effectively to children’s behavior.

We want to support the hard working providers who offer loving care to children and families every day.

Friday, June 12, 2015 from 1pm – 4:30pm

Cost: $75.  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 glinares@echoparenting.org.

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Connected & Compassionate Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Two days of empathy and support for teachers!

NEXT SESSION WILL TAKE PLACE Tuesday, July 28 & Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Cost: $225 per person (Register)
Location: 1226 N. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA  90026
Info: contact Glenda Linares @ (213) 484-6676 x310 or glinares@echoparenting.org.

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 aortiz@echoparenting.org or 213.484.6676 x311 for more information.

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