Intentional Design:
Promoting Positive Behavior

About This Series:

The Early Intervention team’s four-part webinar series for 2020 focuses on
promoting positive behavior in young children. This webinar series covers the ABCs and the function of behavior, multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), environmental arrangement, working with families, and promoting friendship and belonging. These free webinars are easy to join and offer continuing education credits. Learn more by visiting the event page of each sessions, which are linked below.

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Jessica Hardy received her Ph.D. in early childhood special education from Vanderbilt University and her M.Ed. and B.A. from the University of Florida.  She taught in Portland, OR as a Head Start teacher and an early childhood special education teacher.  Jessica’s primary research interests are supporting social-emotional development; evidence-based instructional practices, particularly for teaching early math and science; and early childhood coaching and professional development.

To RSVP for a webinar use the links below!

Series Schedule

Behavior Basics: Laying the Groundwork for Positive Change

  • Click the link to get more information and watch the recording!

Creating Space: Arranging Environments to Promote Positive Behavior

  • June 16, 2020
    11:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET

Let’s Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior

  • September 29, 2020
    11:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET

Make New Friends: Promoting Friendship and Belonging

  • December 1, 2020
    11:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET

Continuing Education

  • This FD Early Intervention webinar series:
  • Additional continuing education credits may be offered throughout this series. Please check the event page of each session in the box above for details.

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