Trainers Institute: At Home Edition- Win Participants Over, Gain Buy-in and Increase Your Impact with the Power of Your Stories

Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Presenters: Raelene Ostberg Director Thriving Together Raelene Ostberg is the Founder of Thriving Together, an organization dedicated to developing and delivering transformative, fun, and inspiring educational opportunities for early childhood educators and the trainers, coaches, and leaders who support them. She presents nationally to thousands of early childhood professionals each year. Participants love Raelene’s energy, enthusiasm, and theatrical storytelling that bring proven strategies to life. Raelene is dedicated to decreasing stress, enhancing joy, and bolstering the success of early childhood professionals in their critical work. Raelene is also a Mentor with the Childcare Aware Trainer Mentorship program, an Achieve Master Trainer, Licensed Parent Educator, Vlogger, and Coach. She obtained a B.A. in Theater and M.Ed. in Family Education from the University of Minnesota.

Learning Objectives: Learning Outcomes: Identify types of stories that will enhance the delivery of the education you provide Label methods for telling stories during your training and coaching (online and in-person), that will increase your impact and gain buy-in from your participants.

Location: Online

Storytelling is a crucial component of connecting with your group and gaining the buy-in needed to facilitate learning and growth in others. Yet it can be tricky to identify which stories will best serve your purpose, when to incorporate the story, and how to tell that story impactfully (both online and in-person). Watch, analyze, and gain knowledge from this engaging live webinar presentation. View video examples of successful speakers telling their stories. Explore specific examples of stories used in the development and delivery of early childhood content. Consider which types of stories might work best for the topic you are passionate about. Identify the why, what, and how of telling your story that will keep participants open to your message and leave your audience with greater understanding and support for the ideas you just delivered.

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