Conference for Alabama Kindergarten Teachers
Feb 06-07 2017 -- Birmingham, AL
Featuring Presenters: Kathy Griffin NBCT, Kim Hughes, & Deedee Wills
Discover professional development that is research-based, innovative, practical, and motivating, and will also help you increase rigor and critical thinking in your instruction.
  • Classroom Behavior/Management
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • Special Needs/Struggling Students
  • Teaching Innovations
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Keri Brown

Keri Brown

Keri has eight years experience in teaching kindergarten and first grade. She believes that learning should be fun and engaging, specifically through the incorporation of technology. As the pace of technology increases, she believes the best place for the students of tomorrow is embedded in using technology safely and independently in the classroom.

Drew Giles

Drew Giles

Drew is a Director of Quality, Enhancement and Professional Development for Early Learning. He has taught ECE and kindergarten in a variety of settings, including low-income, affluent, and even in a private preschool in South Korea. He is a co-author (with Dr. Jean Feldman) of the eBook, "Teacher Survival Guide: What They Didn't Teach You in College."

Kathy Griffin National Board Certified Teacher

Kathy Griffin

A National Board Certified Early Childhood specialist, Kathy has more than 15 years of experience teaching PreK through 2nd grade. She has twice been nominated for Disney Teacher of the Year and is highly skilled at differentiating instruction in the early childhood classroom. She is the author of the CD "Growing Dendrites with Kathy Griffin."

Elizabeth Hall

Elizabeth Hall

Elizabeth has been teaching kindergarten for seven years, and is always looking for exciting ways to make learning engaging and meaningful for her students. She has a Master's in Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment. Elizabeth is also author of the blog, "Kickin' it in Kindergarten," where she loves connecting with other teachers. Her sessions are filled with innovative strategies and activities for your students that will surely inspire your day-to-day classroom instruction.

LaShae Henderson

LaShae Henderson

LaShae has taught kindergarten for more than 11 years, and has also previously taught pre-kindergarten. She holds an Master's degree in early childhood education and enjoys spending time with her family, teaching kindergarten, and reading.

Kim Hughes

Kim Hughes

Kim has 32 years of experience as a PreK teacher, a PreK director and Kindergarten teacher. She is a former North Carolina Teacher of the Year. For more than 15 years, she has conducted hundreds of trainings at local, state, national, and international conferences. Kim now works part-time for her school system as a coach and mentor for PreK and K teachers. Since 2000, she has been a Teacher Voice on National Governing Boards.

Deedee Wills

Deedee Wills

Deedee is an experienced teacher, literacy coach, and presenter with a deep background in early childhood education. She has won numerous awards, including WalMart's Teacher of the Year. She loves connecting with other teachers through her popular blog, "Mrs. Wills Kindergarten." Her sessions are a great way to tap into her creative, fresh ideas for creating a classroom where every kindergarten has fun and succeeds.

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