Conference for Florida Kindergarten Teachers
Dec 01-02 2016 -- Orlando, FL
Featuring Presenters: Deedee Wills, Dan St. Romain & Sandi Reyes
Discover research-based, innovative, practical, and motivating professional development that will help you increase rigor and critical thinking in your instruction.
  • Science/STEM
  • Guided Reading
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Centers
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Kim Adsit

Kim taught kindergarten for 28 years and was voted 2002 Teacher of the Year. She emphasizes the fun of kindergarten and encourages educators to tap into the curiosity of young children to plant the seed for lifelong learning. Kim has a Specialist Degree in Early Childhood Education as well as an At-Risk Endorsement. She is the co-author of five books, including Bookmaking Bonanza and Read with Ease.

Ada Berrios

Ada Berrios

Ada has been a kindergarten teacher in Orlando, Florida, for 10 years, and in 2009 was a finalist for Teacher of the Year for Orange County. Ada’s energy and passion for teaching is contagious. She believes that learning should be fun and that parents play an important role in the learning process. Ada’s easy-to-understand ideas will inspire any teacher to make the most out of the school year.

Cindy Crandall

Cindy Crandall

Peer-to-Peer Presenter

Lori Elliott, Ed.D.

Lori is an energetic and passionate National Board Certified teacher (former) and trainer. She has taught students of various grade levels and has served as a Literacy Coordinator and Technology Integration Specialist. Lori believes that relationships and teaching with intention are essential elements for classroom success. She is the author of the Teach Like a Techie series of books.

Deeanna Golden

Deeanna Golden

Peer-to-Peer Presenter

Jack Hartmann

Jack is a published author and nationally renowned children's songwriter and musician. Each year, Jack captivates tens of thousands of parents, teachers, and children with his unique workshops, keynotes, and concerts. He has hosted the award-winning children's cable TV program, Kid's Place, and is the founder and president of Hop2It Music™ and Press.

Vickie Plant

Vickie Plant

Peer-to-Peer Presenter

Maria Small National Board Certified Teacher

Maria Small

Maria is a National Board Certified kindergarten teacher who enhances learning by conducting hands-on lessons and by integrating art, science, technology, and sign language into her daily curriculum. She is committed to providing the highest quality education so that her students have the opportunity to achieve their maximum potential as confident, lifelong learners and productive, responsible citizens.

Sam Williams

Sam Williams

For over two decades, Samuel has been a classroom teacher and literacy coach in grades ranging from PreK–5. He also has coached, mentored, and trained teachers, and developed curriculum. He is the author of four books— Sharing, I’m the Boss, Are You A Bully?, and It’s My Turn—and the blog Sharpen Young Minds.

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