Conference for Louisiana Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Teachers
Dec 12-13 2016 -- Baton Rouge, LA
Featuring Presenters: Lori Elliott, Ed.D. & Dan St. Romain
Discover research-based, innovative, practical, and motivating professional development that will help you increase rigor and critical thinking in your instruction.
  • Behavior Management
  • Classroom Management
  • Time Management
  • Centers
  • Special Needs/Inclusion
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Maria Banks

Maria Banks

Maria has spent 20 years developing techniques to support guided reading and writing in the classroom. She has also created materials to support differentiated learning. Maria has worked as a consultant, staff development coordinator, and national workshop presenter. She believes in sharing information that will refresh and motivate the reflective teacher.

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 district Literacy Coordinator and Technology Integration Specialist. She is the author of the "Teach Like a Techie" series of books and "Project-Based Learning for Real Kids and Real Teachers."

Maryann "Mar." Harman

Maryann "Mar." Harman

"Mar." is the founder of the internationally respected "Music with Mar.™" program. She has more than 35 years of classroom experience from early childhood through college and adult education and has produced more than 35 music recordings. Her work combines the latest brain research and effective learning through music.

Danielle Hickerson, Ed.D.

Danielle Hickerson, Ed.D.

Danielle has taught grades K–7 for more than 20 years. She places a high priority on teaching students through various modalities to ensure all are given the opportunity to attain academic success. Danielle is the creator of PHUN Homework (Painless Homework with Unique Notions) which has been a success in many classrooms.

Palma Lindsay

Palma Lindsay

Palma is a kindergarten teacher who has stayed on the cutting edge of educational research and technology throughout her 37-year classroom career. She has taught grades K through 8, serves as a mentor to new teachers, and shares her fun ideas in her innovative blog, "KFUNdamentals."

Pat Pavelka

Pat Pavelka

Pat is an exciting classroom innovator and speaker with more than 35 years of experience as a teacher and national education consultant. She is the author of a variety of popular professional books, including "Reading Standards for Literature," available in three volumes: K, 1, and 2.

Dan St. Romain

Dan is a national educational consultant who is passionate about helping educators shift their perspective on behavior in today's classroom. He currently is a behavior consultant for a school district, where he works directly with students and supports staff. Dan is author of "Ten Simple Songs for Better Behavior in the Classroom" and "How Are You Feelin', Juan Pablo Chameleon?"

Jessica Travis

Jessica Travis

Jessica is a passionate and enthusiastic teacher with 10 years of experience in both first grade and kindergarten. She has a Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction and is the author of the blog, "Wild About Firsties." This 2014 Teacher of the Year will have you feeling motivated as you take away a collection of strategies for your everyday instruction.

Jennifer White National Board Certified Teacher

Jennifer White

Jennifer is a fun and energetic teacher with 20 years of teaching experience, primarily in grades K and first. Currently, Jennifer teaches kindergarten and is the author of the popular blog, "First and Kinder Blue Skies." She loves to integrate crafts and science into lessons thematically in order to excite the young learners in her classroom.

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