Annual Seminar

San Antonio Chapter of TXAEYC is Proud to Host the Conscious Discipline Seminar Featuring Jenny Barkac
February 9th – 10th  8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Texas A&M University San Antonio Rm 402
One University Way
San Antonio, Tx 78224

 Conscious Discipline Logo Registration Information:

NAEYC Member 1- Day Admission $45
Non-Member 1-Day Admission $50

NAEYC Member 2-Day Admission $85
Non-Member 2 Day Admission $90

10% Discount for Groups of Ten or More and Purchase Orders Accepted!

Register Here!

If Paying With Check or PO Please Download THIS FORM then send to

About the Sessions:

Day 1: For Mentors, Coaches, Leaders, and Administrators
Leadership Strategies for Intentional Coaching 

Coaching and mentoring has proven to be effective in supporting classroom teachers. This session will support you in designing a new template for continued growth that will inspire a healthy working climate and will promote collaboration and a positive working relationship with your team. Develop a transformational change plan for your school that is completed during the session. Come and create healthy strategies for managing conflict.

Day 2: For All Working with Young Children
Connection- Based Practices: Strengthen Attachments and Boost Brain Processes through Social Play using Prevention Strategies During Daily Routines 

Explore effective classroom management strategies through small group interactions that offer young children a way to experience quality of relationships that strengthen attachment, attunement and social play.  Understand how the brain uses symptoms of behavior to signal a need for help regulating emotions and how to integrate best practice teaching strategies into these lessons.
Please join us for the Leader’s Reception from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

About the Speaker:Jenny Barkac

Jenny Barkac is an Educator working with teachers and administrators to approach emotional regulation proactively. Teaching strategies to encourage positive instructional and behavioral changes that will increases student emotional regulation.  Using 25 years of classroom experience and her recent doctoral work, Jenny has established an effective way to teach self-regulation through daily routines.  Jenny has presented at state and national conferences on topics related to transformational change, behavioral interventions, and understanding the brain to manage emotions.  She is an educational consultant who views challenging behavior as a skill deficit and teaches others the power of perception and intentional teaching through prevention and intervention strategies.  Her work as a behavior Interventionist allowed for intentional interventions that uniquely contributed to working with the whole child while helping them to develop internal strategies for managing emotions in a safe way.


Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Want to Get Involved?

If you are interested in becoming more active in San Antonio with San Antonio Chapter of Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, we would love to hear from you. Come join a committee and help us make a difference. Some activities may include helping to plan and implement “Breakfast of Champions”, becoming actively involved in public policy, supporting centers trying to become NAEYC accredited, recruiting new members and providing opportunities for member involvement, helping with professional development opportunities, and assisting with publications. If you are interested in becoming involved, please click on the link below to sign up. For a full list of Committees, visit our Committee page on this website.

We look forward to having you join one of our Committees.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Become a Member!!!


NEW! NAEYC Membership Payment Plan

SAAEYC is pleased to announce a new adopted initiative- a Membership Payment Plan. SAAEYC would like to explore this option with you as we offer a 3 month credit card payment plan for you- we are invested in helping you become NAEYC/TexasAEYC/SAAEYC/SECA members. If interested in learning more, please email: Claudia A. Castillo at You may also download the attachment and fax it to: 210-431-0374.

Membership Payment Plan Agreement

A Couple of Reasons to Become a Member of NAEYC
1. Get great content!
Receive the latest research-based ideas to inspire and inform your work with young children. Choose a journal or magazine full of developmentally appropriate content you can use in your work. Comprehensive members receive six books a year as part of their membership. Read your digital version of Young Children, exclusive articles, and previews of new books in the Members Only area.
2. Save 20% off NAEYC books and resources!
NAEYC is the premier publisher of research-based   books and multimedia for early childhood educators who work with children of different ages and in a variety of settings.  All members save 20% on all products in the NAEYC catalog and online store.

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized