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2 Day Institute – February 10 -11

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Creating a Culture of Reflective Practice

Your work is complex! Gain leadership resources and learn intentional actions to navigate through your practice without decision fatigue.

We have created a space for you to explore, learn, share, and realign with your passion.

Follow along with the 2 amazing women who wrote this resource in a facilitated space with your peers.

Join together with leaders & early childhood educators across Alberta. Understand struggles within the sector. Learn how to combat & successfully navigate through challenges. Put your practice on a course that aligns with your intentions.

There are limited tickets for each of our 6 locations as we work to bridge and connect our Alberta early learning childhood educators.

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Option #1  – In Person at Mount Royal University, Calgary

$250 + GST, Meals included.

Option #2 – Regional Facilitated Hubs

Edmonton; Calgary; Lethbridge; Medicine Hat; Grande Prairie; Fort McMurray; Red Deer.

$200 + GST, Refreshments included

Learning outcomes

  • Early Childhood Educators & Leaders will be more confident in creating inclusive, learning communities that are responsive to the program and educators’ values.
  • Early childhood educators & leaders will strengthen their approaches to building relationships with children, families & educators. 
  • Reflecting on early childhood educator practices & building compassion, collaboration, innovation and kindness among our teaching practices.

Meet the authors

Anne Marie Coughlin is the educational director at London Bridge Child Care Services in London,
Ontario. She is an accomplished, passionate speaker who is known for her innovative work with Early Childhood Educators and her inspiring vision. Anne Marie works as a mentor for both classroom Educators and program leaders, exploring ways to work with and think about both children and
adult learning. Over the past 35 years, she has held a variety of roles in the early learning sector including, preschool educator, center and program director, professional development coordinator, a community college teacher, and served as a provincial director with the Canadian Association for Young Children and
as Director at Large for the Ontario Reggio Association.

Lorrie McGee Baird has been actively working in the early learning field for over 35 years and currently is the Executive Director of Pedagogy with Compass  Early Learning and Care in Peterborough, Ontario. Lorrie has immersed herself in the early learning field strengthening her understanding of the teaching and learning process. As a pedagogical leader and professional learning facilitator she believes in engaging educators in reflective practice and ensuring that our work in adult learning parallels that which we want to foster with children. Lorrie has been supporting the creation of systems and structure of pedagogical leadership within her own organization as well as others in North America and internationally.