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Be the first to know about Conscious Discipline’s newest awards, events, free resources, actions as an SEL advocate in Washington, D.C. and more.

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Milestones & Success Stories

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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Product Announcements

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: Conscious Discipline Parenting Education Curriculum Yields Positive Outcomes

In a research study by ChildTrends, Conscious Discipline’s parenting education curriculum was found to improve parenting knowledge and skills, increase parents’ ability to manage their own emotions and respond to children’s challenging behaviors, and improve emotional management and behavior in children. Notably, parents reported using Conscious Discipline skills and strategies more consistently six to eight weeks after parenting classes than immediately after classes concluded. Parents reported feeling happier, less frustrated and more interested in connecting with their children. Both directors and parents noted a positive change in the school-home connection.

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News & Events

Harvard

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

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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Podcast

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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Dr. Bailey to Speak at Baby Caucus

July 2017 – Dr. Bailey addresses Congress in Washington, D.C. on July 13 to educate lawmakers about the impact of violence on children, and to advocate for effective response and intervention practices for teachers. She delivered a clear message: Providing comprehensive social-emotional learning is essential to the current and future success of our children. Teachers need skills that will help heal the underlying challenges behind the behaviors they see from children day after day.

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Advocating in Washington for SEL

May 2017 – Dr. Bailey and leadership met with members of the House and Senate, positioning Conscious Discipline as an expert advocate for social-emotional learning (SEL) for children and SEL training for educators.

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Frog Street BB Lifetime Achievement Award 2017

Dr. Bailey Receives 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from Frog Street

July 2017 – At the SPLASH 2017 conference, Frog Street honored Dr. Becky Bailey with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. Frog Street is a provider of curriculums and professional development resources for early childhood educators. Conscious Discipline and Frog Street have partnered to create multiple programs, including the nation’s first 52-week Comprehensive Toddler Program. These bilingual curriculums integrate Conscious Discipline’s social-emotional learning with academic readiness lessons that optimize key windows for children’s growth and development.

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Milestones & Success Stories

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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Slate Run

Big Wins at Slate Run Elementary

June 2017 – Since implementing Conscious Discipline, principal Amy Niemeier reports 3rd and 4th grade discipline referrals dropped 58% and 75% respectively. Additionally, 4th grade reading levels are up by 19% and math levels increased by 23%.

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Celebrating 20 Years

Conscious Discipline Celebrates 20 Years

January 2017 – Join us in celebrating Conscious Discipline’s 20-year history of award-winning, transformational advances in social-emotional learning. Discover what inspired co-founders Dr. Becky Bailey and Kate O’Neil to take the first steps, and the whirlwind of breakthroughs, accomplishments and opportunities that have emerged over the last two decades. Watch the video, download our story and don’t miss out on a free digital gift from Dr. Bailey to you!

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Product Announcements

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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Parent Education Curriculum

Parent Education Curriculum Releases

June 2017 – The hotly-anticipated Parent Education Curriculum releasing in June 2017 features 16+ hours of training content designed for use with families of children ages 0-7. Includes scripted guide, resources and reproducibles for an open house, parent nights, home visits and mini-sessions.

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Feeling Buddies for Families

New: Feeling Buddies for Families 

April 2017 – The best-selling Feeling Buddies Curriculum is premiering a home-use version in April 2017. Feeling Buddies for Families delivers powerful emotional regulation skills to the heart of your family, including exclusive training videos and a smaller, home-friendly set of Buddies.

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Spanish Workbook

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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Ayudando A Mis Feeling Buddies

Helping My Feeling Buddies in Spanish

May 2017 –  Now available in Spanish, this children’s book summarizes the Feeling Buddy process in order to help children self-regulate. This book is a helpful supplemental resource to the bilingual Feeling Buddies Self-Regulation Toolkit.

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New Sophie Plush Doll Released

April 2017 –  Shubert’s little sister Sophie flies out of the pages of her top selling books, which build character through conflict by using everyday situations to bring the powers and skills of Conscious Discipline to life for adults and children.

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Twinkle Teachers Guide

New Language & Literacy Curriculum

March 2017 –  Based on I Love You Rituals by Dr. Becky Bailey, this new curriculum simultaneously increases learning outcomes, making meaningful connections and developing social-emotional skills.

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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.