As an affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (OAEYC) hosts an annual conference for early childhood educators to grow and nurture their devotion to the growth and development of young children.
Through grant funding and parent support, St. Peter's has been able to send its staff to receive professional development from world-class renowned educators and trainers to improve efficacy, boost motivation, create connections, and generate ideas.
Dr. Becky Bailey
One of this year's keynote speakers is Dr. Becky Bailey Ph.D, an expert in early childhood education and developmental psychology. Dr. Bailey is the founder and creator of Conscious Discipline, the socioemotional curriculum that is utilized at St. Peter's Child Care Center.
Conscious Discipline is Trauma Informed, Evidence Based, Research Backed best practice for socioemotional learning.