Sensitivity and Structure: Do they know how much you care? Believe it or not, it is possible to be sensitive and still provide the structure staff need to be productive. Let’s talk about the leader’s role in providing emotionally safe environments and simple ways to model CLASS-based interactions with the staff we support.
Children who take on challenges instead of avoiding or simply coping with them achieve better in school and in life. Our next town hall discussion on Mind in the Making and Vroom will focus on how Head Start can partner with parents to instill this important life skill in their family’s daily practices with children. This is a free professional development offering that gives you the chance to ask questions and share your ideas of teaching this skill when working with children and families.