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In The Wings

We are proud to introduce a new Early Care and Education (ECE) Industry series, In The Wings.

Through these series, you'll learn about training trends in the Early Care and Education industry from top industry thought leaders.

If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of what's happening in the training world. Follow the trends on the horizon before they become part of your day-to-day. Or, hear from experts in our field about what they see. Then this is for you!


Issue 5: Supporting the Mental Health of Teachers and Students

ProSolutions Training is excited to release the fifth issue of In The Wings, a thought leadership publication for the early care and education industry.

In this two-part podcast issue, Lindsey Peterson, Senior Associate of Marketing, interviews Kimiko Johnson, Senior Associate of Instructional Design at ProSolutions Training.

In part 1, they discuss 3 ways directors can support the mental health of teachers. Kimiko, who has past industry experience as a director herself, shares how to become the best director you can be, making your staff feel valued by going above and beyond to support their mental health. She presents creative ways to make any budget work to achieve the optimal balance of mental health for teachers.


In part 2, they talk about 3 ways teachers can support the mental health of children. Childrens' mental health is strengthened by supportive relationships and environments and can be put at risk by stress and negative experiences. In this second podcast, Kimiko reveals the secrets teachers can use to create this solid support system for children.

Whether you're driving or going for a run, these podcasts (approximately 5 minutes each) will get your inspiration flowing with new ideas to help everyone at your workplace mentally thrive!

We hope you will enjoy the fifth issue of In The Wings - part 1 (Director's Guide) and part 2 (Teacher's Guide)(Text version for part 1 and for part 2)




Issue 4: Head Start

In the Wings eMagazine Issue 4

 

ProSolutions Training is excited to release the fourth issue of In The Wings, a thought leadership publication for the early care and education industry.

In this issue, ProSolutions Training interviews leaders in Head Start. First, we talk to Dr. Deborah Bergeron, Deputy Director of Community Engagement and Innovation at National Head Start Association. Then, we hear from Myra Ingram, Executive Director of Region IV Head Start Association.


Read about the impact of COVID-19 on Head Start programs, as well as the critical needs for Head Start providers. Find out these leaders' responses to questions regarding future opportunities within Head Start programs and the future for early care and education as a whole.

In addition, discover five strategies to remember while leading during times of change. These strategies can help you remain an adaptive and successful leader.

We hope you will enjoy the fourth issue of In The Wings(Text-only version here)

 

Issue 3: Family Child Care

In the Wings eMagazine Issue 3ProSolutions Training is excited to release the third issue of In The Wings, a thought leadership publication for the Early Care and Education industry.

In this issue, Carla Rogg, President of Care Solutions Inc. and ProSolutions Training, interviews Dr. Ellaine B. Miller, President-Elect of the National Association of Family Child Care (NAFCC), and Jennifer Drake, Director of Network Development at All Our Kin.

This is a fun interview-style read where you'll find out what's going on with family child care (FCC). Trends to pay attention to. And where these leaders see the future of family child care.

You'll discover the challenges and opportunities family child care faces. How they're faring with the changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, find out why they're hopeful for the future of early childhood education.

We hope you will enjoy the third issue of In The Wings. (Text-only version here)


Issue 2: The Future of the CDA

In the Wings eMagazine - Issue Two

ProSolutions Training is excited to release the second issue of In The Wings, a thought leadership publication for the Early Care and Education industry.

In this issue, Carla Rogg, President of Care Solutions Inc. and ProSolutions Training, interviews Dr. Calvin Moore, Jr., CEO of The Council for Professional Recognition.

This is a fun, interview-style read where you'll find out about the past, present, and future of the Child Development Associate® (CDA) credential.

Find out more about Dr. Moore's background and vision for the Council. Learn his insights on how COVID-19 has impacted the ECE industry and how online training and other virtual environments can help pave the way for a brighter future.

We hope you will enjoy the second issue of In The Wings! (Text-only version here)


Issue 1: Trends in Early Care and Education

In the Wings Issue 1 - Trends in Early Care and Education

Inside the pages of this online publication, you'll learn about training trends in the Early Care and Education industry from top industry thought leaders. You'll find out what's on the horizon for training in 2021 and beyond. 

Features include six trends for eLearning:

Plus, you'll find key takeaways on how you can put these insights into practical use today. We can't wait for you to read the first issue of In The Wings! (Text-only version here)