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Calming Strategies for Young Children, Part 2

Originally Aired: THURSDAY, APRIL 23 AT 9 AM PST / 12 PM EST

Gill McClean

DESCRIPTION:

Kids and adults process stress differently. This session will introduce a variety of ways to help young children stay calm and happy. Children are welcome to join!

Gill McClean

Director of Professional Development & National Trainer

Gill is Director of Professional Development. She trains educators across the country on self-care and integrating health and wellness best practices. She regularly presents at conferences to share best practices in managing stress.

Prior to moving to Houston, Gill lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Colombia, United Arab Emirates, Oman and The Netherlands in a variety of roles to learn the culture and make a difference. She managed the allocation of low cost government housing, working with the homeless, as well as, founded North East Scotland’s first dedicated yoga studio. During her overseas postings, Gill became a member of numerous Women’s Organizations supporting local charities. Her charitable efforts include fundraising for orphans in developing countries.

She holds a Higher National Certificate in Local Government Administration from Langside College, and also attended Shawlands Academy, in Glasgow, Scotland.

“I believe giving children the tools to deal with stress now will enhance their physical and mental well-being in the future.”