For over two decades, thousands have gathered in Orlando to immerse themselves in the power of Conscious Discipline. Join Master Instructor Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo to learn how to give infants/toddlers ages 0-3 the best possible start in life. Spend six days living and learning the concepts and principles of Conscious Discipline for our youngest children with real examples, real practice and real connections.
Presenter: Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor
This event aligns with ESSER fund usage.
- Orlando, Florida
- Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo
Meet Your Instructor
Chapel Hill, North CarolinaAs a trainer, Elizabeth assists teachers and administrators in deepening their understanding of Conscious Discipline and adapting it to working with the special needs population and infant and toddler population. As a coach, she guides teachers through a manageable, step-by-step process of internalizing the skills and powers of Conscious Discipline. As a parent of two young children, she can share examples and helpful videos of Conscious Discipline in action. Elizabeth is committed to finding ways to connect with all children, especially the most difficult. She is guaranteed to lead your staff in a memorable learning experience. Remember, she presents in English and Spanish!
More Information About This Event
Who Should Attend?
The Institute is a life-changing experience for attendees with all levels of Conscious Discipline knowledge and implementation. Whether you’re a beginner, an active practitioner or somewhere in between, you’ll sharpen your skills, gain practical tools and leave with renewed focus.
The Institute is a hands-on, interactive experience similar to a science lab. You will be an active participant in a School Family for a week. You’ll experience the School Family’s safety and connection, experiment with the new tools and strategies you learn, and allow the information to move from your intellect to your heart.
The unique experience of learning within a School Family offers a rich experience for all levels of implementation. Institute alumni often return to deepen their knowledge, further their implementation, make fresh connections and be of service to new attendees. Regardless of your implementation level, joining our community of committed, compassionate Institute attendees is an unparalleled experience you don’t want to miss!
Location & Hotel Rates
Conscious Discipline Institute for Infants/Toddlers Orlando, FL (Wyndham) will be hosted at the:
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort
1850 Hotel Plaza Blvd.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Hotel Rates for Attendees
Special Institute attendee discounted room rates are available for a limited time (subject to availability). Book early to secure these special rates.
Wyndham Resort (tower)
or call: 800-624-4109
Wyndham Garden (low rise)
or call: 844-482-8444
Event Registration Frequently Asked Questions
- Individual Registrations: We will send an email with an order confirmation code when you complete your purchase. If you have not received this confirmation email, please contact our Customer Care team.
- Team Registrations: Once you purchase a team order in our system, you will be responsible for sending the registration link to additional team members to complete their registration. Once they complete this form and register, team members will receive their order confirmation emails. Note: Team members will not be able to enter the event until they complete the online form and receive their confirmation emails.
- All attendees must present their confirmation order number at onsite registration check-in at the event.
Please provide your order number when checking in at the event.
Walk-ins are not preferred at our events. We will not allow entry if the event is sold out. If space allows, we will accommodate walk-ins as best we can. Full payment is required prior to entry into the event. The registration fee for walk-ins is the standard event registration cost plus a 20% administration fee.
- Yes, we accept POs for event registration. POs must include recipient name and address, PO number, itemized list and matching order total.
- We require payment to be received 30 days prior to the event start date or your registration may be canceled. For special situations, please contact registrations@consciousdiscipline and/or [email protected]. You must reference your order number when inquiring.
- You can place an order without having a PO; however, we may cancel your order if we do not receive your PO within 30 days of placing the order.
- Once your PO has been paid and approved you and/or your team must complete the registration process and receive an individual order confirmation code to enter the event.
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- Attendees of Conscious Discipline events may substitute another person for their seat at no extra charge up to 30 days prior to the start of the event.
- For individual registrations, you will contact our Customer Care team to change the name on your ticket.
- For team registrations, log into your account to access your team under My Account. This is where you can remove/cancel members and add new members. Substitutions must be made and confirmed prior to onsite arrival.
NOTE: Within 30 days of an event, transfer requests are approved on a case by case basis and a $25.00 per substitution administration fee will be incurred and invoiced after the event. You must call or email our Customer Care team to substitute someone within this 30 day timeframe.
- All cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to registrations@consciousdiscipline. A full refund minus $100 processing fee will be available up to 30 days prior to the event. Refunds are not provided 30 days or closer to the event . You may be eligible for digital content exchange. No shows to our events are not eligible for a refund. Please reach out to registrations@consciousdiscipline.
- Conscious Discipline reserves the right to substitute speakers at any event. In the unlikely event an event is cancelled, registrants will be refunded paid event tuition only.
All event tickets are non-transferable.
Yes, you will receive a certificate of attendance after attending one of our events. You will receive it by email within 30 days after the event concludes. If you have not received your certificate after that timeframe, please contact our Customer Care team.
Helper and scholarship applications are reviewed within 90 days of an event. You will be notified by email 60 - 30 days prior to the event, whether or not you have been selected as a helper or scholarship seat.
Scholarship covers tuition fees and course materials for the designated workshop. Travel, accommodations, meals and any special discount packages are not covered. If you register for an event and you are selected to receive a scholarship, we will refund your registration fees.
As a helper, your travel will be covered up to $500. You will be provided free registration, lodging and a daily per diem for meals during the days you are in attendance at the event.
We do not offer any kind of discounts for our registration fees, but you are welcome to apply for a scholarship or helper seat.
Institute Policies & Procedures
Seating is limited. Please make sure the contact information you provide when you register is truly the best way for us to reach you prior to the event. If you have not received your confirmation prior to start date, it is your responsibility to contact Conscious Discipline. We recommend that you do not purchase non-refundable airfare until you receive an email confirmation from Conscious Discipline. Conscious Discipline assumes no responsibility for travel arrangements made prior to written confirmation of your acceptance as an attendee. Have your order number available and ready for onsite registration. You are required to check in and have a name badge to enter the session. By registering for a Conscious Discipline event, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions detailed below and includes a publicity photo release.
Onsite Ticket Purchasing and Walk-Ins
Walk-ins and onsite ticket purchasing is discouraged at our events. We will not allow entry to any event that is sold out or has a wait list. Payment in full is required prior to entry to the event. The registration fee for walk-ins is the event registration price PLUS a 20% administration fee.
All cancellation requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected].com. A full refund minus $100 processing fee will be available up to 30 days prior to the event. Refunds are not provided 30 days or closer to the event. No shows to our events are not eligible for a refund. Please reach out to [email protected].com for more information. In the unlikely event that one of our events is cancelled, registrants will be refunded paid event tuition only. We will not reimburse registrants for flights or any other travel cost. It is the registrants responsibility to cancel any and all travel reservations made for the event, including hotel reservations. Conscious Discipline reserves the right to substitute speakers at any event.
Attendees of Conscious Discipline events may substitute another person for their seat at no extra charge up to 30 days prior to the start of the event. Substitutions made after that time are subject to a $25 processing fee. For individual registrations, you will contact our Customer Care team to change the name on your ticket For team registrations, log into your account to access the team created for the event under My Account. Once there you can remove/cancel members and add new members. Substitutions must me made and confirmed prior to onsite arrival. PLEASE NOTE: Within 30 days of the event, a $25.00 administration fee will be incurred and invoiced after the event per substitution and you will need to call or email us to be able to substitute someone.
Liability / Media Release
I agree that no filming, video or live capture of any kind is allowed at this event. I hereby release, discharge, and hold harmless Conscious Discipline, its employees, independent contractors, administrators, agents, assignees and anyone who it may be claimed liable from injury or damage. This is a binding and voluntary release for all injury, accident or death for both person and property. I assume all risk for travel, attendance, and participation in the event. By registering and attending any Conscious Discipline event, I AGREE and indicate that I understand the terms and conditions stated here. I give permission for myself to be videotaped, audiotaped and photographed. I understand that Conscious Discipline (DBA of Loving Guidance, Inc.) of Oviedo, Florida will own the video / audiotapes or photographs (the "media") and any works which may utilize the media, including the irrevocable right to edit, broadcast, print reproduce the works and to offer the works for sale to the public. This also includes the right to copyright and the right to license others to use the Media in connection with the works. I agree that the Content may be combined with other images, text, graphics, film, audio, audiovisual works; and may be cropped, altered or modified. I agree that I have no rights to the Content, and all rights to the Content belong to the Conscious Discipline and Assigns assigned by Conscious Discipline. I acknowledge and agree that I have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that I will make no further claim for any reason to Conscious Discipline and Assigns. I acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon my heirs and assigns. I agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and will be governed by the laws (excluding the law of conflicts) of the state of Florida. Because Conscious Discipline is sensitive to the privacy of those appearing in the Media, there will be no credits given to myself in the Media or the works or derivative works utilizing the media in whole or in part. I also agree that I will not receive any payment for appearing in the Media, or the works or derivative works using the Media. I waive, on my own behalf, any rights or interest in and to the Media and any works utilizing the Media, and will have no claim of any kind against Conscious Discipline, it's executors, licensees, successors or assignees based on the exercise of any rights granted here under or for the use of the Media, or works containing it. I further waive, on behalf of myself, the right to inspect and/or approve the products of Conscious Discipline that utilize the Media, including any works and written copy that may be created in connection therewith. I hereby warrant I am of full legal age, have full legal authority and am otherwise competent to sign this Release, and by registering and attending, I further warrant that I have read and understand all of these terms. Conscious Discipline also reserves the right to substitute speaker(s) at any event.
The Conscious Discipline Institute Scholarship covers tuition fees and course materials for one Institute. Travel, accommodations, meals and any special discount packages are not covered. If you have registered for the 2023 Institute and you are selected to receive a scholarship, your registration fees will be refunded.
If you are selected to receive a scholarship, you are required to stay at the host hotel and understand that you may be requested to write a very brief article of your experience that will likely be published in our online newsletter, announced in an email and/or posted on our website.
Prior scholarship recipients are not eligible and the scholarship is not transferable.
Helpers are an essential part of our team. They contribute to the success of our institutes by sharing their wonderful gifts. To apply for a helper position, you must be a graduate of the Conscious Discipline Institute.
Helpers are typically selected in the following order: Conscious Discipline Master Instructors, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructors, Advanced Institute Graduates, Institute Graduates.
Institutes often sell out before we select our helpers. If you would like to attend the institute at full tuition even if you are not selected as a helper, register separately before helpers are chosen. Submit the standard registration form and payment. If we select you as a helper, we will refund your tuition.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Institutes, Workshops and selected e-Courses offered by Conscious Discipline, LLC, are approved for CEUs through Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW). Attendees who wish to obtain CEUs must apply through CUW at www.cuw.edu/apply.
Here's What You'll Learn:
Discover the hows and whys behind the transformational power of Conscious Discipline, and learn how millions have decreased problem behaviors, increased student achievement and wellness, and improved school climate and community with Conscious Discipline.
Brain State Model
Learn how to recognize three basic brain/body states in yourself and others, how to foster brain integration, and how to help yourself and others upshift to an optimal state for learning and problem-solving.
Explore the Seven Powers for Conscious Adults, a mindset shift that focuses on self-regulation and changing perceptions about conflict so we can teach, live and model healthy behaviors. Then learn Seven Basic Skills of Discipline that provide actionable strategies for working with children.
Learn the importance of a School Family and how to create one through both instruction and personal experience as you become part of a compassionate, cooperative School Family during the event.
The Institute empowers you to be the change you want to see.
The first three years of life are a period of incredible brain growth. Learn how to create optimal stimulation for infants and toddlers by developing:
- A healthy sense of self
- A mental model for relationships
- A foundation for lifelong stress management
The way we respond to the needs of infants and toddlers will help or inhibit them from forming healthy life patterns. At our Institute, you’ll learn how to provide the connection, attunement and social play that ensure optimal development in our youngest children.
The Institute sells out every year, so don’t delay—register today.
- Experience Conscious Discipline firsthand as Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo creates a School Family within your institute.
- Practice Baby Doll Circle Time and other activities that ensure optimal development in infants and toddlers.
- Build a foundation of safety and trust that wires young brains for cooperation, attention and impulse control.
- Discover ways to optimize your time with infants and toddlers, allowing you to feel less stressed and more present.
- Learn the seven basic skills of discipline, the skills you need to respond to any situation.
- Learn the seven powers of self-regulation, the powers you need to change your perception of conflict and help gain control of your life.
- Learn the complete Conscious Discipline Brain State model.
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