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Celebrate the accomplishments of Conscious Discipline practitioners like you, and discover the transformational stories of their schools, centers, homes and communities.

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Discover the highly-anticipated new products our Office Family is developing in order to make your Conscious Discipline journey more effortless, enriching and transformational than ever!

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New Research

Preliminary Evidence for Conscious Discipline Parenting Education Curriculum

NEW: Results of Conscious Discipline Parenting Education Curriculum Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal

The peer-reviewed Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching & Learning (JRIT&L) has published a Child Trends study describing changes in parental attitudes and behaviors following participation in Conscious Discipline’s Parent Education Curriculum. The 2018 descriptive study featured in the journal demonstrated changed perspectives and new skills among parents, improved parent-child relationships and decreased child behavior problems. It indicated that these changes were sustainable over time and that addressing the social emotional needs of adults is a viable step toward helping children improve their social skills and emotional regulation.

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News & Events

Conscious Discipline Announces Partnership with Maxlink Education Group, to Deploy Across China

August 2019 – Conscious Discipline has partnered with Beijing-based Maxlink Education Group to bring Conscious Discipline to 10,000 classrooms and centers across China by 2029. The translation and localization of Conscious Discipline products is currently underway. 3,000 teachers in China will be trained in CD within the first three years of the partnership.

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Conscious Discipline to Host Event on Trauma-Informed Practices for Classroom and Schools

February 2019 – On three upcoming dates at three locations, Conscious Discipline is hosting a two-day event titled Building Trauma-Sensitive Classrooms and Schools. The events will equip educators and administrators with evidence-based strategies to reach relationship resistant children, create an inclusive culture of compassion and help traumatized children learn in school.

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The Primary School Selects Conscious Discipline as Social and Emotional Learning Program

February 2019 – Founded by Priscilla Chan, The Primary School takes an innovative whole-child approach to learning. The school provides a comprehensive system of education, family support services and healthcare through medical and mental health providers. To address social emotional health, The Primary School has woven Conscious Discipline into its school culture and philosophy.

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Conscious Discipline-Based Curriculum Awarded $550,000 in Funding to Rescue Neurodevelopment in Zika-Infected Babies in Grenada

September 2018 – A team in Grenada is using a Conscious Discipline-based curriculum to rescue neurodevelopment in babies infected with the Zika virus. The team uses Conscious Discipline to work on attachment, attunement, joint attention, language development and motor skills with the babies. The project has received funding from Grand Challenges Canada and the National Institute of Health.

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Conscious Discipline Hosts Event to Sharpen Social Emotional Learning Practices with Educators and Parents

August 2018 – Conscious Discipline hosted the sold out Elevate Social Emotional Learning Conference and Shubert Family Camp in Orlando. Teachers and administrators left with a complete SEL plan for the first six weeks of school, while children and families practiced SEL skills, connected over games and I Love You Rituals, and even met Shubert.

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Conscious Discipline Excels in Analysis of Top 25 Social Emotional Learning Programs

March 2017 – In a study published by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and funded by The Wallace Foundation, Conscious Discipline was found to be one of only three SEL programs that focuses 75% or more of its content on Emotion/Behavior Regulation and Emotion Knowledge/Expression, and one of only 13 programs that focuses 50% or more its content on Interpersonal Skills.

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20th Anniversary Story Receives MarCom Platinum Awards

October 2017 – The MarCom Awards, honoring excellence in marketing and communication, bestows the coveted Platinum award to Conscious Discipline for the 20th Anniversary Story. Creating the piece involved 10 staffers who committed over 140 hours to the project’s success. With this award, Conscious Discipline joins the ranks of companies like Samsung, IBM, Whole Foods Market, and the Smithsonian Institution.

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New Podcast with Dr. Bailey

August 2017Real Talk for Real Teachers with Dr. Becky Bailey and guests will launch on iTunes in August 2017. This digital resource showcases Conscious Discipline implementation strategies, skills, structures and success stories. Dr. Bailey will be joined by Certified and Master Instructors, as well as special guests, to explore trends in social-emotional learning and classroom management. Now you can deepen your knowledge of Conscious Discipline and gain advice and inspiration, all while on the go.

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Learning Magazine Teachers' Choice Award Professional Development

Recipient of the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for Professional Development

The Conscious Discipline Online Course was selected for the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for Professional Development by Learning Magazine. Originally established in 1994, the Teachers’ Choice Awards program has grown to become one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market. Resources and products are evaluated for quality, instructional value, ease of use and innovation. Teachers’ Choice is the only awards program exclusively judged by teachers through real-time classroom application.

Milestones & Success Stories

Reimagining Middle Schools with Conscious Discipline

Broward County Public Schools Reimagining Middle Grades with Conscious Discipline

August 2019 – According to BCPS, the goal of the initiative is “to help every child be literate, emotionally healthy, and academically successful in a safe, experiential learning environment.”

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Preschoolers at an Arkansas Head Start See the Best in Others

Preschoolers at an Arkansas Head Start See the Best in Others

March 2019 – Preschool students at the West Washington County Head Start/Early Head Start are learning a vital life skill: seeing the good in others. Head Start staff even equipped the young Shubert fans with their very own heart-shaped glasses.

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Conscious Discipline Promotes Kindergarten Readiness in Baltimore

Conscious Discipline Promotes Kindergarten Readiness in Baltimore

February 2019 – 80% of rising kindergartners at the Hawthorne Judy Center, a Title I program in Baltimore that implements Conscious Discipline, demonstrated kindergarten readiness or were approaching readiness. Way to go!

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Green Valley Progress and Paying it Forward

November 2017 – Green Valley Elementary is using Conscious Discipline to steadily increase its state scores, decrease problem behavior, increase social-emotional skills and pay it forward within their community.

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Product Announcements

I Love You Rituals Changing Table Poster Set

I Love You Rituals Changing Table Poster Set

March 2019 – Our new I Love You Rituals Changing Table Posters transform changing table challenges into brain-building moments of connection and delight. Includes four colorful laminated posters and four stuffed characters—one for each of Dr. Bailey’s most beloved I Love You Rituals.

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CLASSROOM EDITION: Feeling Buddies Self-Regulation Deluxe Toolkit, Bilingual (English/Spanish)

January 2019 – We’ve developed a bilingual version of our popular, powerful Feeling Buddies Toolkit. This comprehensive set of tools will help you transform behavior problems into academic achievement, building a more peaceful and more productive classroom.

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Understanding Trauma Webinar Series, Individual, 1-Year

January 2019 – This 3-part webinar series from Dr. Becky Bailey provides both an informed knowledge base and specific strategies for healing trauma. Each session includes a downloadable participant workbook. Options are available for individuals and groups.

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Sophie’s Super Splendid Box of Books

January 2019 – The beloved Sophie series is now available in a complete set. The seven Sophie books correspond to the seven skills and powers of Conscious Discipline. These unique books build character through conflict for children while modeling the use of Conscious Discipline for adults.

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Bailey Bear

January 2019 – Lovable, huggable Bailey Bear teaches children to ask adults for playful interactions that promote optimal development. Children Velcro a Feeling Buddy feeling, I Love You Ritual, or calming activity in place, and then enjoy the activity with Bailey, a peer, or an adult.

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Individual & Group Options

Online Course with Dr. Becky Bailey

August 2017 – A fresh, new 10-session e-learning masterpiece with Dr. Bailey releases in August 2017. This exciting e-course replaces and reimagines the Conscious Discipline Live DVDs, delivering core concepts of Conscious Discipline with videos, FAQs, a participant workbook and more.

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Baby Doll Circle Time (Spanish Edition)

Baby Doll Circle Time in Spanish

August 2017 – Our popular Baby Doll Circle Time Curriculum gains a Spanish language edition in August 2017. This essential early childhood curriculum strengthens attachment, attunement and social play with developmentally essential one-on-one connection.

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Sophie Books Spanish Family

Sophie Book Series in Spanish

August 2017 – The Sophie series is an essential introduction to Conscious Discipline for youngsters age 0-4. Designed to build character through conflict, each story includes helpful tips and tools for parents and caregivers.

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Honors & Awards

Over the years, Conscious Discipline has released over 100 resources and products to help educators and families. Along the way, we’ve received a few awards and honors for our work.

In the News

Catch up the latest and greatest articles showcasing Conscious Discipline and the real heroes – the educators and administrators who practice Conscious Discipline every day.