Giving children more and appropriate choices helps them to develop their socialization and behavioral skills. It helps them to find their inner voice and become confident in their own decision making skills. Learn about when and how you can give choices to teach the children about themselves, behavior and more.
- Watch the professional development video.
- Take the quiz to reinforce what you've learned.
- When you've completed all of the steps, a link will be emailed to you so that you can request professional development credit.
Cindy Terebush, author of "Teach the Whole Preschooler: Strategies for Nurturing Developing Minds," has spent almost 20 years working in the field of education. She has experience teaching and directing in daycare, preschool and school age programs. Cindy is a sought after speaker and professional development provider. She is a Child Development Associate (CDA) Professional Development Specialist and a New Jersey Workforce Registry Approved Trainer & Technical Assistance Specialist.
Cindy is the author of the popular blog “Helping Kids Achieve with Cindy Terebush." Cindy is a frequent contributor of articles for educational and parenting publications and websites. She was an online reporter for "The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Pushes Back From the Brink." She has been a guest writer and interviewed expert for the Asbury Park Press. Cindy has been a guest panelist on "Caucus: New Jersey with Steve Adubato" and has been interviewed for "Caucus Up Close."
Cindy earned her Certified Professional Coach & Certified Youth, Parent, Family Coach credentials from the World Coach Institute. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree and teaching certification from Kean University (formerly Kean College). Cindy also completed the State of New Jersey Director’s Academy for Early Care and Education. Cindy has earned a Certificate of Completion of the ECERS-3 and ITERS-R Online Training Courses. She has also earned a certificate of training completion in Healthy Lifestyles for Preschool Families from Rutgers University, The University of Arizona and Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey.
Cindy's Instructor of Adults specializations are in the areas of cognitive development, positive guidance & discipline, curriculum development, developmentally appropriate practice and best practice.
Questions? Email cindy@HelpingPreschoolsAchieve.com