Bakersfield College

Mentor Director Seminars

2014-2015 Director Mentor Seminars

Who should attend:

  • Home Based Providers
  • Directors of Childcare Facilities
  • Assistant Directors of Childcare Facilities

Contact: Kathy Philley @ (661) 246-8448

Professional Development Credit:

  • Seminars may be used for professional development.
  • A Professional Development Certificate will be given for each seminar attended.


Center Directors Seminar Luncheons

September 26, 2014

  • Topic: Building Relationships in the Workplace
  • Time: Friday, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Bakersfield College Renegade Room
  • Facilitator: Lori Panici, Oak Children's Center

November 14, 2014

  • Topic: An Introduction to California Early Childhood Online (CECO)
  • Time: Friday, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Larry E. Reider Education Center
  • Facilitator: Kathy Philley, Bakersfield Adult School Children’s Center; Sharon Brown, Cal Ivy Preschool; and Tammy Burns, Early Childhood Council of Kern

January 9, 2015

  • Topic: Walk through the Center for Social Emotional Foundations in Early Learning (CSEFEL) Website
  • Time: Friday, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Larry E. Reider Education Center
  • Facilitator: Sandi Walters, WestEd

March 13, 2015

  • Topic: Supporting and Guiding Staff Through Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom
  • Time: Friday, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Bakersfield College Renegade Room
  • Facilitator: Megan Gretona, Caring Corner

May 1, 2015

  • Topic: Identifying Your Own Resilience
  • Time: Friday, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Larry E. Reider Education Center
  • Facilitator: Rosita Barron, Community Action Partnership of Kern

For luncheons, please RSVP to Tammy Burns – 661/861-5274 or taburns@kern.org


2014-2015 Center Directors Evening Seminars

October 14, 2014

  • Topic: Parent Meetings by Alice Carrillo
  • Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Weill Institute (2100 Chester Avenue – room 103)
  • Facilitator: Alice Carrillo, Kern County Regional Mentor

December 9, 2014

  • Topic: Creating a Staff Portfolio
  • Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Weill Institute (2100 Chester Avenue – room 103)
  • Facilitator: Sandra Wafford Pinkins, Kern County Regional Mentor

February 10, 2015

  • Topic: Having Your Permit and How to Maintain It
  • Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Weill Institute (2100 Chester Avenue – room 103)
  • Facilitator: Danell Ward, BC CDC Program Manager

RSVP to Kathy Philley at Kathleen_Philley@khsd.k12.ca.us