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Early Educated

Early Educated

Expertise from the most important leaders in early education.

A production of CQEL (Californians for Quality Early Learning)
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What are child care leaders doing to survive Covid-19?
We switch roles! Curacubby, a CQEL sponsor, interviews CQEL's Executive Director, Dave Esbin. Hear what we're seeing child cares do to make it through this very challenging moment, and how CQEL can help you run a successful program.
September 21, 2020
How To A Build A Remote Learning Childcare Program
With Covid-19 more prevalent than ever, it's best to have a backup plan. Our research shows only 26% of children are back in California classrooms. You can support families who are not able or comfortable coming back to school with remote learning. Listen to learn: How to use free and low-cost tools to build a high-engagement remote learning program How to structure the program to provide value to your families Ideas for curriculum and ways to support your children and families How to price and package the program How to use this to market your program and increase enrollment This is an audio-adaption of a CQEL's Director Institute session. You can sign up to see the full video session and slides at EarlyEd OnDemand.
August 07, 2020
Child Care Staffing Through Covid-19
The foundation of a quality early education program will always be the teachers and team. This session has added content relating to COVID-19 challenges. Initially planned as a look at engaging and retaining staff with creative benefits, Kathe presents options for directors and owners to build your team whether the staff is currently employed or out due to COVID-19, unemployment or other reasons. This session is designed to be timeless- we continually face challenges in this industry. This is an audio-adaption of Kathe Petchel's presentation at CQEL's Spring Conference. Sign up for the conference here to see the full session slides, as well as 11 additional critical sessions built to help childcares survive and thrive through the Covid-19 crisis. Sign up here: Kathe Petchel is an Early childhood educator and owner of 3 centers with 36 years experience- now working with owners considering selling, growing or improving their programs. Her areas of expertise include presenting relevant operations best practices, marketing and staffing content and assisting HINGE broker team, buyers and sellers with ensuring a successful transaction. Join CQEL with a Free 3-month Trial Here:
May 25, 2020
Understanding the Family First Coronavirus Response Act
This is an audio-adaption of Sara Skowronski's presentation at CQEL's Spring Conference.  Sign up for the conference here to see the full session slides, as well as 11 additional critical sessions built to help childcares survive and thrive through the Covid-19 crisis. Sign up here: Sara Skowronski is a Senior Human Resources professional with over 18 years progressive experience in assisting in the rapid growth of several Bay Area businesses. She is the Principal Consultant at Eos Human Resources, where She and her team consult start-up and small employers who are not yet ready for a full-time HR staff but are in need of access to the knowledge required to be an employer. Join CQEL with a Free 3-month Trial Here:
May 12, 2020
Keeping Children & Staff Healthy Through COVID-19
COVID-19 has brought many changes on our society and how we function. During this critical time, child care providers need reliable facts on how to operate their business while keeping the children in their care and their own families healthy and safe. Please join us for this training presented by Bobbie Rose, RN PHN, from the UCSF School of Nursing California Childcare Health Program. In this online webinar you will learn: Which providers can stay open during the shelter-in-place order Which workers are considered essential How providers stay healthy and safe How is COVID-19 transmitted? How to stop the spread through Cleaning Disinfecting Sanitizing Social distancing Licensing’s temporary waivers Join CQEL with a Free 3-month Trial Here:
April 28, 2020