January 2018 Newsletter: Goal Setting
Goal Setting as a Professional Practice
It is that time of year – the time when everywhere you look, you see advice on creating resolutions for the New Year. Let’s clear this up right off the bat – this is not that type of article. A resolution is a decision to start doing this or stop doing that. It’s a first step, in some ways to setting a goal, but it is the goal setting process that helps to ensure success. Learn More
Setting Goals for Yourself
Setting Goals for Children
Setting Goals with Families
Setting Goals with Employees
Goal Setting Poll Question
Which of the following statements best describes you?
A. I consistently set goals and work hard to achieve success 100% of the time
B. I have set goals for myself in the past, I achieved many of my goals
C. I set goals for myself, but tend to get off track before achieving the goal
D. I have set a few goals in the past, but have not had success achieving them
E. I have not really set any goals for myself, but I am interested in trying
Did You Know?
Experts say it takes 21 days of sustained effort to change a habit. When setting goals, be realistic. Give yourself enough time to see results. Reevaluate often and make adjustments toward success.
New! Goal Setting Board
Check out CCEI's new Goal Setting Pinterest Board here.
Teaching Children about Goal Setting

As an early childhood educator, you have it in your power to create the next generation of goal setters. Just as with most other skills of successful adults, the foundation skills can be traced back to early childhood. While Infants and toddlers...

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CCEI is Awarded the CDA Gold Standard
ChildCare Education Institute is Honored to Earn the CDA Gold Standard
On December 19, 2017, ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI) was awarded the CDA Gold Standard following a quality review of their training and student services by the Council for Professional Recognition (the Council). The CDA Gold Standard is part of the Council’s early childhood education effort to help CDA students find the high-quality training and student services they need in preparation for the CDA exam and a career as early childhood educators.

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