Sue Dierks has over 25 years of experience in the field of early childhood education that includes classroom teaching, teacher coaching and training and program administration. Sue’s thesis work explored resiliency in Head Start preschoolers and that interest in resiliency continues today. She is currently the Director of Western Egyptian Head Start, a program with sites throughout three counties in southern Illinois.
Sue’s strengths are system integration, technical trainings, individual coaching for both teachers and parents and meshing Conscious Discipline with Head Start monitoring systems and outcomes.
Sue has an encouraging style that supports staff and parents through the journey of implementing Conscious Discipline. Sue enjoys sharing that through the implementation of Conscious Discipline, Western Egyptian Head Start has made zero behavior referrals since 2008.×