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Social Intelligence With Beth Starks
July 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Social Intelligence: capacity for recognizing our own feelings and those of others, for motivating ourselves and for managing emotions effectively in ourselves and others especially in social interactions.
Emotional Intelligence: the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
Understanding Social and Emotional Intelligence is an important component of leadership. How we lead is directly correlated to how well we understand our own capacities and our ability to handle interpersonal relationships. In this workshop, participants will learn about social and emotional intelligence, what each means and how they apply to leadership. Through self-reflection, each leader will explore his/her own ability to manage emotions and relate socially. Participants will work through exercises to enhance the skills need to read and understand situations and people, connect with others, and respond in socially/emotionally intelligent ways.
Facilitator Bio: Beth Starks is an Assistant Professor and the Early Childhood Education Coordinator on the faculty in the Teacher Education program at Jamestown Community College, Founder and Executive Director of Chautauqua Lake Child Care Center, and a Level 3 NYS Early Learning Credentialed Trainer. She recently received Child Care Exchange magazine’s Exceptional Emerging Leader award. Beth has her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Annotation and her Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction.
Beth has many years of experience with young children and their families in the public school, in-home child care and center-based child care. She also has over 10 years of experience facilitating professional development for providers, teachers and pre-service educators. Beth also spends time consulting and serves on many local boards, coalitions and committees, including the NYAEYC board, the Winning Beginning steering committee, and the Governor’s Early Childhood Advisory Council.
Class Session Sponsored by: Century 21