On October 19, 2022 the Collective welcomed Julia Richter, Director of Choose Love C.A.R.E.S (Cultivating Authentic Relationships in the Education System. She spoke about that we as educators and professionals have to be sure to fill our cups, so we
When Albert Einstein was a child, few people—if any—anticipated the remarkable contributions he would make to science. His language development was delayed, worrying his parents to the point of consulting a doctor. His sister once confessed that Einstein “had such
The OEC is proud to introduce their first-ever issue of Pyramid Pages, News and Tools for Parents and Early Childhood Providers! This monthly newsletter focuses on social emotional learning and development and offers tips and resources for providers and families.
Making Scripted Stories for Home and School Scripted stories can be a valuable visual tool in the classroom and at home! Scripted stories can help a child understand what to expect during new situations or everyday routines and provide examples of
The Collective is so pleased to be collaborating with Lisa Swain, ED.S. a consultant to the Office of Early Childhood regarding the Pyramid Model. This week will focus on providing a calm down area for children who need a break or
Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, NAMI joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Each year they fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for
The Choose Love Movement was started by Scarlett Lewis, the mother of Jesse, one of the young victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012. Soon after, Scarlett decided that she would begin Choose Love Movement with the goal of
Child abuse cuts across all socio-economic groups, races and religions. Most people who abuse or neglect their children are ordinary people whose stressors overwhelm their coping skills. What makes ordinary people lash out at defenseless children? Substance abuse, lack of
Join us on April 2, 2022 for our Virtual and FREE One-Day Conference!! It is our hope that our conference will allow you to explore deeper content, make cross-sector connections, and gain perspectives on how to maximize connections within your community.
In honor of Black History Month, we’re sharing StoryCorps stories that center Black voices in conversations about Black history, identity, struggles, and joy. This collection also includes behind-the-scenes information about some of the stories. Through these broadcasts and animations, you