The Preschool Podcast, brought to you by HiMama, is a platform for learning from leading professionals in early childhood education. If you work in a daycare, childcare or preschool setting, The Preschool Podcast will provide you with both practical advice for managing your organization, center or classroom, as well as thought provoking content and insights about the field of early childhood education.
Each week, we chat with leaders in early childhood education, from teachers and educators in the classroom with innovative curriculum approaches, to directors who are excelling at empowering their team, and leaders outside of the child care environment that are passionate about making a positive impact on outcomes for young children.
Our goal with The Preschool Podcast is to provide knowledge and inspiration to the future leaders of early childhood education by speaking with experienced and insightful leaders in the world of preschool and early learning today. At HiMama, it is our belief that leadership within early childhood education is crucial to the future of the child care sector and, of course, the future of our most important asset in this world, our youngest children.
Providing high-quality childcare for parents and children
This week on The Preschool Podcast, we are excited to welcome Gigi Schweikert, CEO of Lightbridge Academy Gigi shares her tips on how to provide high-quality childcare at your center that will entice families to stay with you long term!
Achieving equity and quality in early learning
The week on The Preschool Podcast, we are honored to welcome Judy Jablon, the Executive Director of Leading for Children. Judy is passionate about shaping experiences that ignite children's personalities. Through Leading for Children, she gets a chance to interact with all of the adults in children's ecosystems and finds so much wisdom in this community. We discuss how these adults play a key role in achieving equity and quality in early learning environments.
Revisited: Overcoming educator burnout and rediscovering your passion for education
This week on The Preschool Podcast, we are excited to be revisiting an episode from 2020 with Anisha Grossett. In this episode, Anisha, RECE, BASc shares with us her experience in helping educators rediscover their passion for early childhood education in the classroom and how fellow educators can do the same. Also, Anisha gives us a glimpse into her book, Zoey Has an Allergy- a great resource for young children, parents, and educators who are navigating a severe food allergy.
Learning from a childcare center director on operating during a pandemic
This week on The Preschool Podcast, we are excited to welcome Tirusha Dave, Founder of Ellie's Academy. Otherwise known as the “Early Education Entrepreneur", Tirusha is a professional leader in early childhood education and has worked in the childcare industry for over ten years! We chat to her about navigating the role of a director prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Innovative changes and developments in the playground sector
This week on The Preschool Podcast, we are excited to welcome Mark Romera, CEO of Spimbey. Mark and his team strive to create a proper balance between the digital and offline worlds – inspiring children to disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with their imaginations, playmates, and the outdoors.
Revisited: How to work through trauma with young children
This week on The Preschool Podcast, we are excited to be revisiting an episode with Holly-Elissa Bruno! Holly-Elissa Bruno is the author of the book Happiness is Running Through the Streets to Find You, which is all about supporting traumatized children. She shares practical tips on how to talk to children about the feelings that come with traumatic experiences and how to build trust in an authentic way.
Each episode focuses on another relevant and important topic
Great tools and guidance for all ECE
I love Preschool Podcast! They give such amazing insight that all early childhood educators and caregivers can gain! Love that this is a resource and love sharing it with others in my community! Thanks you.
Great for all ECE Professionals!
What I love about the Preschool Podcast is that it covers topics that anyone within the early childhood education field would be interested in.