Although the country is starting to re-open, the after-effects of the Coronavirus pandemic are just as impactful as ever. As schools open back up, it is vital to think about a few preparations to welcome these parents and their children back to a safe and comfortable environment. Prepare Yourself. Children have been home with their parents for months, and their regular routines have been interrupted without the proper time for transitions. It is essential to understand how COVID-19 has affected the daily lives of children and expect that it will take time to transition them back to the routine of school. Here are some things you can expect as they return to school and what you can do about it: […]
Children's Behavior - Why Do Children Act the Way They Do?This course explores the multiple reasons children act the way they do. What is your biggest challenge with the children in your class? Learn about different types of discipline, how observation teaches us about behavior, and how to use conflict resolution with children and adults. Combine various techniques to create a peaceful classroom where both teachers and children can have fun. View the Course Description
Meet Lisa Torgerson, MA
Lisa Torgerson has over twenty years of early childhood experience including leading successful early childhood centers in Washington and Nevada, working for the State of Nevada Office of Child Care Licensing, and conducting early childhood professional trainings. Lisa has created and presented trainings in childcare administration, child growth & development, lesson planning, observation and assessment, child guidance, and professionalism.
Lisa is originally from Washington State, where she owned and directed childcare facilities. Before working for the State, Lisa was a childcare facility director in Nevada.
Lisa has spent time working as a case manager for severely emotionally disturbed (SED) children and children with physical disabilities in a day treatment facility. She has worked as a private tutor for special needs individuals to help them achieve success in managing their physical, social, emotional, and educational needs. Lisa enjoys focusing on the family, finding resources, and helping the entire family meet their goals.
Lisa has a passion for creating quality training for early childhood professionals. She has partnered with AIR Child Care Training Solutions to bring you Children’s Behavior and Communication: The Key to Any Successful Relationship. Find these, and other exciting courses, at airchildcare.com.