Friday, May 3, 2019 at 8:30 PM CDT
Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12:30 PM CDT

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Texas A&M San Antonio 
1 University Way
Central Academic Building
Room 402
San Antonio, TX 78224

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Dr. Debbie Vera 
San Antonio Chapter of TXAEYC 

Conscious Discipline Seminar
featuring Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo 

The San Antonio Chapter of TXAEYC is proud to host a Conscious Discipline seminar featuring Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo. 

Friday, May 3 (8:30 am- 3:30 pm): For Mentors, Coaches, Leaders, and Administrators
Resilient Adults Build Resilient Children: Addressing the self-care needs of your staff to better prepare them to help children who have experienced adverse cirumstances
Educators are experiencing increased demand to nurture children's social and emotional development, however their own emotional intelligence is often overlooked. Administrators and dicrectors struggle with balancing the needs of their staff and the ongoing needs of their students and families. Conscious Discipline approaches social-emotional learning by addressing the adult skill set and internal state first to empower them to teach and model these life skills to the children in their care. This interactive session offers participants' personal insight, practical strategies for conscious growth, and the means to simultaneously increase the emotional intelligence of themselves and their students.

Saturday, May 4 (9:00 am - 12:30 pm): For Early Learning Teaching Professionals
Simple Interactions Process
Early learning teaching professionals are invited to be part of a community of practice where they engage in reflecting ont heir own practice and learning with others. The focus is on noticing closely everday interactions between adults and children in authentic environments using a four-component process. Early learning teaching professionals will learn about and practice the Simple Interaction process, which includes connection, reciprocity, inclusion, and opportunity to grow.

Workforce Solutions Alamo Group Registrations

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 About the Speaker

Elizabeth Monterp-Cefalo graduated from the University of Miami with a Masters degree in Early Childhood Special Education. Elizabeth has over 20 years experience working with children with mental health issues and their families. Dr. Becky Bailey and the Miami-Dade County Public School District recognized her as a model classroom teacher implementing Conscious Discipline with some of the hardest to reach children. As a master instructor, Elizabeth assists teachers and administrators in deepening their understanding of Conscious Discipline and adapting it when working with the special needs poopu lation. As a coach, she guides teachers through a manageable, step-by-step process to help create safe, connected, problem solving classroms. In 2012, Elizabeth co-authored Baby Doll Circle Time and has since that time, utilized these practices to inspire others to find more joy in their work with young children.