Sue Dierks

Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Steeleville, Illinois

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.

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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.

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  • Experience

    Sue has over 25 years of experience in early childhood education that includes classroom teaching, teacher coaching and training, plus program administration. She is currently the Director of Western Egyptian Head Start.

  • Specialization

    Sue specializes in coaching teachers and parents, while integrating Conscious Discipline with Head Start monitoring systems and outcomes, supporting staff and parents through implementation journey.

  • Certification

    Sue is a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor.

  • Education

    Sue earned a Master of Arts in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College.