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Speaking Engagements

Supporting parents and caregivers at their workplace

Speaking Engagements.

Virtual or in-person workshops focused on helping parents, early childhood educators and teachers learn how to nature their needs.

As parents and caregivers, are needs matter even more. We often focus on supporting the child we are caring for and forget to take care of ourselves.

Workshops cover, parental mental health, emotional and psychological well-being, effective parenting practices and leadership skills parents can benefit from such as communication skills, perspective taking and conflict resolution.

Our workshops

Leadership skills for parents

Stress management skills for better work-life balance

Burnout prevention and well-being support for teachers

Feedback from workshop participants

I wanted to take a moment to express my sincerest gratitude for your incredible presentation during the meeting this past Monday. Your insights, expertise, and engaging delivery truly made a lasting impression on me and all those present. Various colleagues, both via email and in person, expressed their gratitude for the presentation as well.

Your passion for the subject matter was evident throughout the session, and I was particularly impressed by how you continuously made it a point to acknowledge the work that we do with our teachers. Your ability to make the tool speak to us on a personal and professional level was truly inspiring and provided invaluable learning opportunities for everyone present.

Moreover, I appreciate how approachable and accommodating you were, readily answering our questions and fostering an environment where dialogue flourished. Your dedication to ensuring that each participant gained meaningful insights did not go unnoticed.

Once again, thank you for your exceptional contribution to our team's growth. Your expertise and enthusiasm have left a lasting impact, and I am genuinely grateful for the opportunity to have learned from you.

Imma Ienaro, B.Sc., B.Ed., M.A.Pedagogical Consultant, English Montreal School Board

Dr. Hovington did two sessions at my school. One for my teachers and support staff and one for my parents. Both sessions were so informative. She provided practical strategies that both my staff and parents could take away. The workshops were relevant and engaging. Dr. Hovington is passionate and very knowledgeable. She is very genuine in her delivery of the information. She shared many of her own personal experiences that the parents could easily relate to.

Mrs. Jennifer VaughanPrincipal Saint Vincent Elementary School

Dr. Cindy Hovington's presentation on social and emotional development was truly enlightening and deeply impactful for our team of preschool teachers.
As educators dedicated to nurturing the growth and well-being of young children, we found her insights into the neuroscience behind emotional and social growth both fascinating and immensely practical.
Dr. Hovington has a remarkable talent for making complex scientific concepts accessible and relevant to everyday classroom experiences. Her explanations of how young children's brains develop social and emotional skills were not only clear but also deeply engaging.

Connie CassettaEducation Consultant, Preschool (English Montreal School Board)

Add quoteDr. Cindy expertly distilled the latest research into 5 take away skills parents could implement immediately to provide an emotionally strong home life for their families. Along the way, she shared personal and relatable stories for all family structures. Our parent and teacher community was so fortunate to have her share her wisdom!

Maria AbilockTeacher, PreSchool Family in Palo Alto, CA