Parent and Child

WELCOME TO INSPIRING MINDS

MICHELLE GALINDO

At Inspiring Minds Early Education Training & Consulting, your Trainer Michelle Galindo believes that each adult caring or teaching young children is truly a brain architect that has the ability to empower children to learn and grow. Whether it’s reflecting on your interaction skills or diving into a new approach to guiding children, I can help you acquire the knowledge to enhance children’s growth and development. Our online workshop selection is unique and will enhance your teaching abilities. Browse our site to learn more, and get in touch with any questions.

 
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ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Develop. Grow. Succeed.

When you join an Online Workshop at Inspiring Minds, you will experience high engagement with content, opportunity to discuss and reflect with other participants, review current brain development research and effective strategies that will empower you to practice sensitive and responsive guidance when teaching young children.
Coming Soon! Stay tuned for topics on  higher order thinking skills, executive function skills (attention, self-regulation, focus), and language skills. Contact Michelle Galindo mgalindoecetrainer@gmail.com

 
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 SELF CARE FOR TEACHERS: CARING FOR YOURSELF FIRST 

Caring for Yourself First equals Responsive Care for Children 

Self-Care is absolutely vital for  your survival as a teacher. We all need reminders of experiences that help us take care of ourselves. How do we remain calm and responsive when interacting with young children in moments of tension or stress? Even the most skilled and committed professionals experience challenging moments that impact our responsiveness if their own stress response is continually triggered. This online interactive workshop will provide participants  the opportunity to discuss self care practices, identify stress triggers that impact t relationships with children, and practice stress reducing strategies to remain attuned and responsive with children. Sign up now!

Teenagers in Library

RECONNECTING WITH CHILDREN THROUGH EMPATHY, COMPASSION AND ROUTINES. 

Building Positive Connections

This Online workshop is an excellent experience for teachers to reflect on how they communicate and connect with young children during times of change. Teachers will learn to identify interactions that promote empathy, compassion and self-regulation. We will highlight the importance of routines during this time of uncertainty. Focused on strategies to support children’s emotional wellbeing and re-establish connections as we all experience changes in our environments.

Girl with Teacher

RESPONSIVE AND SENSITIVE GUIDANCE STRATEGIES USING A BRAIN-BASED APPROACH

Building Brains through Sensitive Care

This online workshop is collaborative with small group discussions and reflections embedded. Participants will focus on understanding brain functions and the impact on children’s emotional learning. Strategies to develop consistent, attuned, and responsive relationships with children is a highlight of this interactive training. Links to articles reference and videos will be provided.

Kids Blowing Bubbles

UNDERSTANDING TEMPERAMENT AND BEHAVIOR WITH A BRAIN BASED APPROACH (BILINGUAL, SPANISH OR ENGLISH OPTIONS)

Quality Experiences

This online workshop will review current brain research that impact a child’s behavior. Participants will reflect on temperament styles and how to best respond to children’s unique differences. Practical strategies will be provided to help guide children’s behavior positively and in a sensitive manner.

Ocean Rocks

SELF-CARE FOR TEACHERS: READY, SET, DE-STRESS 

Caring for Ourselves

Self-Care is absolutely vital to your survival as a teacher. Deep down we know this ... and we all need reminders of experiences that helps us take care of ourselves! How can teachers remain responsive and self-regulated with young children? How does Mindfulness benefit our mind and body? Mindfulness increases positive emotions while reducing negative emotions and stress. Current research indicates that Early Childhood Educator's ability to develop consistent, attuned and responsive relationships with children is an essential factor in high quality early learning programs. Participants will: Identify the importance of Mindfulness for Self-Care. Reflect and practice​ strategies for “in the moment” stressors or challenging moments that help us remain calm and responsive to children. Practice stress reducing and management strategies. 

Peaceful Candle and Flowers

AUTO-CUIDADO PARA ADULTOS: ESTRATEGIA PARA UNA VIDA MÁS SALUDABLE Y PODER SERVIR A LOS NIÑOS Y LOS DEMÁS POSITIVAMENTE  

Construyendo Familias Saludables

El Auto-Cuidado es absolutamente vital para nuestra supervivencia! En el fondo lo sabemos y todos necesitamos recordatorios de experiencias que nos ayudan a cuidarnos! En este taller en línea aprenderás: -Que es el auto-cuidado y porque es tan importante?-Como el estrés puede afectarnos como adultos y el impacto que tienen las reacciones hacia los niños? -Estrategias privadas efectivas que ayudan a mantener calma y un balance de emociones para poder responder positivamente hacia los niños. 

Children

GUIANDO LAS EMOCIONES Y COMPORTAMIENTOS DE NINOS

Experiencias Positivas

 Los niños están expresando sentimientos de angustia, confusión, y su comportamiento más cómodo son los berrinches? Porque lo hacen? Como le puedo ayudar a los niños a manejar sentimientos fuertes como el enojo? En este clase en línea vamos a aprender:- Aprenda 3 estrategias para guiar el comportamiento y emociones de niños pequeños en momentos difíciles.-Reflexiones: Los niños necesitan adultos compasivos y sensibles pero como modelamos calma en momentos tensos?- Vamos a interactuar con ejemplos, información del cerebro y estrategias prácticas para fortalecer nuestras relaciones con niños pequeños.-Va a conocer el porqué de los berrinches y cómo guiar a los niños de manera sensible y positiva. Les animo y invito su participación!

Ready to sign up for one of our trainings? Contact Michelle Galindo today to schedule a consultation to provide an individualized professional development event in your community.  Mgalindoecetrainer@gmail.com

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We’d love to hear from you! Reach out today with any questions, or simply to learn more about Inspiring Minds Training & Consulting.

San Diego, CA, USA

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ABOUT INSPIRING MINDS TRAINING & CONSULTING EARLY ED.

Knowledge is Power

At Inspiring Minds Training & Consulting Early Education we’re committed to empower a teacher’s ability to guide children’s learning and development through interactive Online Training professional development experiences. 

Hi, I am Michelle Galindo, your trainer, Mother of 2 children, a 5 year old and 2 year old. I have more than 20 years of Professional Development Training and Coaching experience in Early Childhood Education programs to enhance quality. I have coached 500+ teachers, Family Child Care Providers on their professional development goals. I have presented 200+ Trainings for Early Education Programs in San Diego County and other Counties in California, including online. 
My specializations are Brain Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Behavior Guidance, Social Emotional Health and Cognitive/Language Development. Certified Brain Health Educator, SDSU, CLASS Observer/Trainer Infant, Toddler, PreK, K-3, ECERS, Teaching Pyramid Social Emotional Competence. 
Education:Masters in Educational Counseling and Bachelors, Child Development, San Diego State University. College Professor since 2006 at Southwestern College in San Diego, teaching Child Development courses online and on ground with the Families Studies department.
Join us in a selection of online training topics, and contact us for more information about our trainings. 

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