"Keep your hands to yourself: The value of non-violent parenting" | Sunday, January 17 | 4:45pm-5:15pm CST
Krischa Esquivel has worked in the field of early education for 22 years in a variety of capacities including training and technical assistance, curriculum development, safe environments for early education settings, and various State and Federal Grants.
Krischa guest lectures at colleges and universities on parenting, attachment and overall best practices in Early Education. She has trained at regional and national conferences and presented at workshops for school districts, Head Start agencies and private non-profit agencies. Krischa consults in the areas of early education systems, assessments, teaming, parenting, effective supervision and coaching, caregiver-child interactions and numerous other topics related to working with adults, families, staff and children.
She is sought after for her work and training on non-traditional parenting, and has been a guest on a number of podcasts, presented keynote addresses and is working with other professionals in the field to publish a college textbook for the California Junior Colleges on Diversity and Inclusion for all Early Care and Education students to access upon enrollment in any California Junior college. Krischa has been a featured speaker at a local TEDx production on the topic of Treating Our Children Better and is regarded for her knowledge and work around creating anti-racist systems. Krischa’s driving force and deep advocacy for children is grounded in her most important role as the mother of 2 children.