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Raising Emotional Intelligence In Ourselves and Our Young Children

  • The Carleton W. Washburne School, The Little Theater 515 Hibbard Rd Winnetka, IL 60093 (map)

How can you help your child deal with the big feelings that go along with daily routines and the major transitions of the early childhood years? And how can you deal with your own big feelings when your raw nerves are pressed? Jennifer Miller will show you specific ways you can transform your toughest parenting moments into teachable ones. She’ll share practical strategies and examples to offer specific take-home ideas to try right away. Please register here.

Jennifer Miller, M.Ed. For twenty-five years, Jennifer Miller has worked with educators and families to help them become more effective with children through social and emotional learning (SEL). She is author and illustrator of the blog, Confident Parents, Confident Kids with more than 22,000 followers in 152 countries world-wide. Her book, “Confident Parents, Confident Kids: Raising Emotional Intelligence In Ourselves and Our Kids” will be released in paperback and audio on November 5, 2019. She serves as a regular expert contributor to the Webby Award-winning site, NBC Universal’s Parent Toolkit. She writes and offers expertise for numerous publications including The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Parent Magazine and Edutopia. She serves on the Tauck Family Foundation’s Advisory Committee along with members from Child Trends, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, and Harvard’s School of Education. She consults with schools, conducts research and creates tools on parenting and SEL with partners at the University of Pittsburgh, Montana State University, and the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning. In 2018, she was the national spokesperson for Highlights Magazine’s State of the Kid Report. She frequently speaks at conferences, offers coaching, and conducts workshops in Ohio and nationally. Past roles were with the Ohio Department of Education, the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning, the Center for Peace Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service. She has her master’s degree in Instructional Leadership with a focus on social and emotional development and lives with her husband and eleven-year-old son in Columbus, Ohio.

Earlier Event: February 1
STEAM Saturday