Conference for Wisconsin Kindergarten Teachers
Feb 27-28 2017 -- Madison, WI
Featuring Presenters: Donna Whyte, Pete Harry, and Kathy Barclay
Discover professional development that is research-based, innovative, practical, and motivating, and will also help you increase rigor and critical thinking in your instruction.
  • Reading
  • Math
  • Standards
  • Technology
  • Classroom Management
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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.

Kathy Griffin National Board Certified Teacher

Kathy Griffin

Kathy is a National Board Certified Early Childhood specialist with more than 15 years of experience teaching Pre-K through 2nd grade. She is passionate about supporting educators as they plan developmentally-appropriate activities, and is an expert in strategies to differentiate instruction for all learners, while also keeping them engaged through music, technology, and hands-on learning. Kathy is the author of the CD Growing Dendrites with Kathy Griffin along with many other multimedia files, games, and songs.

Palma Lindsay

Palma Lindsay

Palma is an outstanding kindergarten teacher who has stayed on the cutting‑edge of educational research and technology throughout her 35‑year classroom career. She has taught grades K–8, serves as a mentor to new teachers, and shares her fun ideas in her innovative blog, KFUNdamentals.

Linda Scheuer

Linda Scheuer

Linda is a 26-year veteran of the kindergarten classroom whose passion for teaching is contagious! She is dedicated to helping teachers organize and develop classrooms that work. Linda has written both kindergarten and early childhood curriculum in multiple content areas. She has researched and developed proven strategies and effective teaching techniques to enhance children’s writing.

Terrie Schmoldt

Terrie Schmoldt

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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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