The information below is gathered from various resources. Please note that some are county specific. This list will be updated as new information is obtained.
Self-Care Tips & Articles
Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Educators: Relationship-Based Approaches that Support Healing and Build Resilience in Young Children
The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity
Resilience – The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope
CAST Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Lesson Builder http://lessonbuilder.cast.org/
Going Green: There is so much talk about it but how do we achieve it? Especially in a child development setting! Below are links to just a few resources with tips on how you can gradually create a more environmentally friendly setting for both the children and the environment!
PLEASE NOTE: The links below are just a sample of the information available – the Early Childhood Council of Kern does not endorse any individual program/organization.
“Deconstructing Green” Go Green Rating Scale for Early Childhood Settings
Smart Plastics Guide: Healthier Food Uses of Plastics
Children’s Learning Environments eNewsletter
Also see Reports and Resources page for a listing of relevant websites