Conference for Pennsylvania Kindergarten Teachers
Feb 02-03 2017 -- Harrisburg, PA
Featuring Presenters: Donna Whyte & 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.
  • Rigor
  • Student-Centered Classrooms
  • Management/Fitting It All In
  • Language/Literacy Development
  • Capitalize Learning Through Play
  • Math Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
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Kristin Ackerman

Kristin Ackerman

Kristin is a third grade teacher and literacy coach, having taught for more than 10 years, including kindergarten and first grade. She has been an instrumental part of literacy training for teachers and has attended summer institutes and nonfiction training through Columbia University's Reading and Writing Project with Lucy Calkins. She is a recurring author of literacy articles for "thedailycafe.com" and is the co-author of "Conferring with Young Writers: What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do."

Kate Graham

Kate Graham

Kate has served as both an teacher and administrator. Her experience ranges from teaching reading and special education to arts education. She currently serves as the Coordinator of Early Childhood Programs for an urban school system providing training and support to teachers, administrators, and parents.

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.

Cindy Middendorf

Cindy Middendorf

A teacher for over 30 years, Cindy spent several years in PreK and more than two decades in kindergarten. A Disney Teacher of the Year nominee, she was also named to the National Honor Roll of Outstanding American Teachers. She is the author of Differentiating Instruction in Kindergarten.

Kristin Moritz

Kristin Moritz

Kristin is a kindergarten teacher with more than 29 years of classroom experience. She spent 16 years in second grade and moved to kindergarten in 2004. Kristin has presented at the Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association Conference and has been a Love and Logic Educator Presenter since 2009. Kristin is the author of the blog "krissyskindergarten.blogspot.com."

Sandi Reyes National Board Certified Teacher

Sandi Reyes

Sandi is an educator and consultant whose popular presentations focus on updating learning for the 21st century. Her inspirational ideas empower teachers to create collaborative learning environments that ignite curiosity and incite creativity. She is the author of Engineer Through the Year (K–2 and 3–5).

Donna Whyte

Donna is an education consultant well-known for her practical and motivating strategies designed to help children reach their full potential. Her positive attitude, high energy, and practical ideas, make her presentations exciting for teachers eager to enhance their programs. Donna is the author of several books and CDs, including the highly acclaimed teacher resources, "Morning Meeting, Afternoon Wrap-Up 2nd Edition" and "You Can't Teach a Class You Can't Manage."

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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