Early Childhood Education Conference

Workshop D

Teaching Friendship Skills in the Classroom


Teaching Friendship skills in the classroom is critical for positive social emotional development.  Using SEFEL based interventions providers will be able to improve behaviors and teach problem-solving in their classrooms.

     Core of Knowledge: 2.0 Clock Hours of Curriculum

Julie Lowthert, is currently employed with The Promise Resource Center as a Behavior Consultant.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education from Ashford University.  She has more than 10 years’ prior experience in early childhood settings as a preschool classroom teacher.  Julie has also taught in Head Start programs and cared for children throughout her years of schooling.  Julie has experience using multiple behavior management strategies in these classrooms and assisting teachers in implementing new social emotion strategies for children with challenging behaviors.