The Fourth of July is a festive time in America and filled with fireworks, family time, gatherings, and food! Although school is out and kids are on summer break in most places, a lot of kids still visit childcares throughout the week while their parents are at work. If you are trying to find activities to keep kids engaged and learning while at your daycare, or simply want to keep your kids entertained at your Fourth of July parties, check out these themed activities that are perfect for kids of various ages: Word Search Mix quiet time with patriotism with this free printable by Puzzles to Print Fourth of July themed word search that includes both festive and historical vocabulary! This would […]
Cracking the Code: Ethics and Professionalism in Early Childhood ProgramsParticipants will review the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. Examining the 4 ethical responsibilities the participants will connect the core values to the principles and ideals. Participants will practice recognizing and resolving dilemmas using the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. View the Course Description
Meet Chris Schmidt, CDA
Chris Schmidt holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in School-Aged Care and has worked in afterschool care for over 30 years. In the past, she has held the positions of AfterSchool Director, Out of School Time Specialist, Accreditation Manager for the National AfterSchool Association, and Step Up To Quality Approved Trainer. Chris is also the owner of 2 CR Solutions, LTD as well as the author of three books; Great After School Programs and Spaces that WOW!, The Childcare Director's Complete Guide, and Developing Social Competency in Young Children.
Chris says that the variety of positions she has held throughout her life have increased her understanding of individual circumstances and has allowed her to adapt quickly to any challenge that faces her.
AIR Childcare Training Solutions is proud to add Chris as one of our Authors. Please check out her courses, Cracking the Code: Ethics and Professionalism in Early Childhood Programs, Effective Staff Evaluations, Finding the Right Staff, and Budgeting 101.