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About the Instructor – Sheryl Lain

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

SHERYL LAIN is an outstanding and enthusiastic teacher, consultant and national presenter. She has over 30 years of experience as a secondary teacher, including the past 10 years as a literacy coach. Her seminars are known for being fast-paced, practical and inspiring. Sheryl will spend the day giving you dozens of practical strategies and tips she has learned through her own professional experience as a literacy coach.

You will receive the extensive resource handbook, Increasing Your Success as a LITERACY COACH/READING SPECIALIST: Practical Strategies to Accelerate Reading Achievement in Your Secondary School (Grades 6-12), she wrote specifically for this seminar. It is filled with strategies, resources and ideas you can use immediately in your role as a secondary literacy coach. You won’t want to miss this outstanding day of learning with Sheryl Lain.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Instructor

Very knowledgeable with many great ideas that validate my thoughts. I could have listened to Sheryl all day.“ – Kerry Harris, Middle School Teacher

“Sheryl truly ‘gets it’. To have a presenter who has figured out how to balance literacy, assessment and change is a real gift and one that offers light as we go back to our classrooms tomorrow.”– Susan Luppino, 7th Grade ELA Teacher

This was an outstanding seminar. I can’t believe all the ideas and tools I will leave with to use tomorrow in my classroom and share with staff.” – Amy Kennedy, Reading Teacher

Informative, practical tips. Sheryl was engaging and knowledgeable. The time flew by!” – Susan Dudsic, High School English Teacher

“Sheryl was an excellent presenter! She was full of practical ideas that can easily be implemented the very next day. A very empowering workshop.” – Deana Shelok, High School Reading Specialist

This was exactly what I needed! The information presented today will enable me to structure my program, incorporate more reading and writing techniques, and therefore improve student learning – which is what it’s all about.” – Janice Sansoucy, Special Education Teacher

“Practical, theoretical implications, excellent ideas to use as interventions for struggling readers and all students, no matter at what level they’re performing.” – Monica Bryant, 7th Grade English Teacher

“I gained a huge amount of rich tools for my teacher tool bag. The best seminar ever! The energy and passion Sheryl brings is unfathomable.” – Anisa Schwartz, 8th Grade Reading Teacher

Sheryl is practical and realistic. Can’t wait to use the material. Thank you so much!” – Dana Davis, High School Literacy Specialist

Sheryl Lain is a dynamic, energized, informed instructor. She teaches, models, introduces new ideas, and embellishes those you already know. Excellent job!” – Peg Emerson, English/Social Studies Teacher

Right to the point and very effective. This workshop will, without a doubt, increase my success as a reading specialist. The resource handbook will also become a valuable tool for myself as well as my school.” – Chelsey Pettit, High School Reading Specialist

New tools, fresh enthusiasm, immediate and approachable instruction – Bravo!” – Carol Karlson, Learning Specialist

Practical content with instant implementation strategies. Very motivating and a great use of my time!” – Patricia M. LaBossiere, Middle School Reading Specialist