Notes from #OC18: When Parents Win – For Preschool Leaders

We know everyone can’t be everywhere at Orange Conference (and some of you are at home), so here’s some of what you missed from Jessica Bealer’s breakout, “When Parents Win – For Preschool Leaders.”

  • “You don’t have to like all the parents (or agree with them) for them to have more influence than you.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “We are a society programmed to be critical of parents.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Is your church a safe place for parents?” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Too many parents think… We blame them, we use them, and we don’t understand them.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “If you want to help parents win, you need to spend time with parents.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Seek parents who aren’t like you and start a conversation.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “If you want to help parents win then start acting like every parent matters.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Network parents with positive influences.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Equip parents with shared experiences.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Cue parents to prioritize time.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Reactivate parents at every phase.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “Resource parents for critical issues.” @jessicabealer #OC18
  • “We can do more together when we help every parent win.” @jessicabealer #OC18

Many thanks to McKenzie Causey, Manager of First Look Curriculum, for Live Tweeting this breakout!

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