Registration open for GEM institute

Registration is now open for a Growing Early Mindsets (GEM) Institute with Dr. Kendra Coates scheduled for Feb. 5-6 at the Douglas ESD Stephens Street offices..

The event is free to attend, and is sponsored by Kindergarten Partnership & Innovation (KPI), a program of South Central Early Learning Hub and Douglas ESD.

Douglas ESD is lcoated at 1871 NE Stephens St. The institute schedule is:

Day 1: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 5 - Geared towards early learning educators, teachers, administrators, parent educators and parent leaders, home visitors, social service, medical, etc.

Objective: To increase knowledge, understanding, ability, and confidence to apply and promote, foster, and teach growth mindset and social & emotional learning (SEL) principles and practices

Day 2: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 6 - Open to GEM cohort, by invitation (educators working with children in classroom settings and Instructional coaches), a deeper dive into implementing the GEM Framework in early childhood settings.

Objective: Increase educator’s knowledge and understanding of growth mindset and social emotional learning (SEL); increase educator’s ability and confidence in promoting, fostering, teaching and applying.

For additional information, contact Cynthia Hurkes at for Douglas and Lake counties and Amy Quayle at for Klamath County.

Registration is available at Registration closes Jan. 27.