Thursday, June 3 at 7:00 pm, the Library and the Great Start Parent Coalition are co-sponsoring a lecture with Early Childhood consultant, Daniel Hodgins. He will discuss how to manage mishaps, power struggles, and children’s behavior. The importance of reading and writing and lots of tips and strategies on how to deal with bedtime, sibling rivalry, and meltdowns in public places will be discussed.
Win Prizes! Certificates for 1 hour of professional development will be given for child care providers.
As a consultant, Daniel works with educators, parents and other professionals, helping them to understand research based theory and how to adapt curriculum and environments that support the continued development of children and families. Daniel has a unique grasp of children and family issues learned from over 30 years of experience working as a teacher, director, educator and parent in both the private and public sector. In addition to his work as a consultant, Daniel has worked as the Coordinator of Early Childhood Education, at Mott Community College, Flint, MI where he developed and received recognition for one of the most outstanding training programs in the country. Daniel has received the National Community Education Family Advocate Award, The Catalyst for Change Award, The National Community College Educator Award, Friend to Head Start and continues to be recognized.