Stephanie Krause loves helping teachers and childcare workers find their way toward child-led play-based early childhood education! If you are looking for someone to inspire your staff through interactive and discussion-provoking training sessions or educational consulting, please contact us for more details.

Upcoming Trainings:

April 27 & 28, 2018- COCORAEYC's Spring Conference- Various trainings to be delivered

May 19- Playcentric 

Past Trainings Provided:

April 2017- "Play: It's What the Children Need" at COCOAEYC;s Spring 2017 Conference

February 2017- Custom Training and Consulting at Kids R Kids Early Learning Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia

April 2016- "Play: Where Does the Learning Happen" at COCOAEYC's Spring 2016 Conference

April 2016- "Play: Effectively Educating and Communicating with Parents" at COCOAEYC's Spring 2016 conference

April 2016- "Gaining Parent Participation in the Educational Play Movement" Poster presentation at Clemson University for The US Play Coalition's "Rebooting Play" Conference

February 2016- Shared "Where is Math and Science" with college students in their class of "Math and Science in Early Childhood Education"

April 2015- "Learning Through Authentic Child-Led Play Experiences" at COCOAEYC's Spring 2015 Conference

March 2015- "Math and Science In the Context of Play" shared with college class of "Math and Science in Early Childhood Education"

May 2014- "Art and Science As a Multi-Sensory Experience: Exploring Art and Science Integration In Early Childhood" at COCOAEYC's Spring 2014 Conference

Feb 2014- Guest presenter to college "Math and Science in Early Childhood Education" class on "Math and Science in the Context of Play"

Stephanie has also enjoyed serving as a guest on a few early learning podcasts (no longer available for listening):

Knee Deep In Play- Home-Based Programs Interview

Shakin' Bones- Spanking- Part 1

Shakin' Bones- Spanking- Part 2

Stephanie's other favorite topics of training discussion:

Praise and Rewards- Not the Solution

Open-Ended Art- Why and How

Bullies and Friends in Early Childhood

Early Literacy in the Context of Play

Rough and Tumble Play

Risk Taking

Death and Dying- How it Relates to Early Childhood

Power- How we can give power to the young child

Handling Challenging Behavior

Contact Stephanie:      (541) 306-4592      stephanie@bloombend.com