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How to Build Your Dream Team by Recruiting, Training, and Retaining Early Childhood Staff
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by Dr. Thomasa Bond, Author, Child Care Licensing Consultant, and Early Childhood Advocate
Sponsored by Gryphon House
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Are you worn-out or burned-out with the hiring and retaining process? Join this edWebinar to learn how you can build your dream team by recruiting, training, and retaining the right person. The learning outcome will be to recognize the importance of hiring and retaining the right person to maintain stability for the program, families, and children. This will occur when leaders communicate, respect, and acknowledge their employees.
In this edWebinar, learn about:
- Recruiting – Before you can hire and train the right person, you must first recruit the right person. Finding quality staff through application review, interviewing, and hiring the right person will be discussed. Interviewing and hiring techniques to attract the most qualified applicants will be outlined.
- Training – What can be expected without training? Ongoing training is important for all staff to ensure that they understand the requirements, policies, and procedures. A well-trained staff will provide a safe and nurturing environment for all children. The proper training will reduce mistakes that are made at the center.
- Retaining – Learn how to incorporate new ideas, institute different ways of thinking, and operating within the early childhood center to reduce staff turnover and improve employee retention. When you hire the right person for the job and provide the needed training, the chances of the person staying at the center are higher. Furthermore, reducing staff turnover will provide continuity and consistency for children and families. Participants will gain recruiting and training techniques that can be utilized to design their dream team.
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to preK and higher education school and district leaders, and early childhood directors and managers.
About the Presenter
Dr. Thomasa Bond is a child care licensing consultant, early childhood advocate, author, presenter, and blogger. She holds a doctorate in organizational leadership with a minor in early childhood education, and she has more than 14 years’ experience as a child care licensing consultant and 30 years’ experience in early childhood education. She works with program directors and owners assisting them with creating centers that are safe for families and provide a quality learning environment for children. Dr. Bond is a sought-after presenter and panelist for local and national conferences. She researches and writes articles on her blog, drthomasa.com, where she provides information that can be utilized by early childhood professionals. Dr. Bond is passionate about providing resources that will assist program directors and managers in retaining quality staff for their centers, and shares her knowledge daily as she interacts within the early childhood community.
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