About Your Presenter
Susan Hentz is an enthusiastic and talented presenter with twenty-five years of experience as a teacher in regular education and special education, and as an author, speaker and educational consultant. She is an exceptional teacher and has worked with students ranging from birth through adulthood.
Susan has been honored as a model classroom teacher and as her state’s Council for Exceptional Children Teacher of the Year. She now works nationally with teachers, instructional coaches, paraprofessionals, and administrators to assist them in implementing RTI models to improve student achievement.
Susan is the author of the resource handbook, RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION: Powerful, Practical Tools and Strategies for Implementing RTI Through Collaborative or Co-Teaching Models (Grades K-6), that each participant will receive at this seminar.
Susan has presented nationally on various topics and best practices with emphasis in the areas of RTI, collaboration, co-teaching, inclusion, learning centers, parent involvement, and classroom management strategies. Her interactive seminars are high-energy, humorous, lively, and enjoyable.
In both presenting and writing, Susan focuses on practical tools and strategies for helping all teachers meet the diverse needs of student learners.
What Your Colleagues Say About Susan Hentz
“Very helpful! I really appreciate all the strategies and interventions that I can try with my students!” – Megan Clark, Special Education Teacher
“This is the most informative, interactive and resourceful seminar I’ve attended in years!” – Aisha Waller, Special Education Coordinator
“Susan’s seminar has been extremely helpful in enabling us to fine-tune our RTI model and procedures!”– Robin Suarez, Special Education Kindergarten Teacher
“Excellent seminar! Very informative!”– Christine Coyes, Reading Specialist
“Susan is great! She gave us so many worthwhile strategies. I’m looking forward to sharing this information with my staff.” – Rebecca Hart, Special Education Teacher
“Along with an excellent overview of RTI, Susan offered specific examples and tools to make effective intervention come alive!” – Teri Genova, Reading Specialist
“This was an excellent presentation! Susan gave us many good ideas and suggestions to take back to our problem-solving team.” – Brenda Francis, Interventionist
“Susan is very knowledgeable about RTI! I now feel much more comfortable about implementing it and being part of our collaborative problem-solving team.” – Nancy Blankenship, SLP
“Such an engaging and stimulating presentation! It was very informative, practical and appropriate for the audience. Thank you for making RTI more understandable!” – Deb St. Clair, Coordinator of Special Education
“Thanks for the many powerful strategies that can be used in the classroom immediately! This was a very practical day and it made being out of my building very worthwhile.” – Leslie Motruk, Principal
“Thanks to Susan, I don’t need to feel like I’m ‘venturing without a compass’ when it comes to implementing RTI. She is an excellent presenter who gave us a very informative overview of RTI.”– Cathy Beasley, SLP
“Susan is every school’s dream! She provided practical strategies and resources that are relevant and current. Her seminar is the epitome of professional development!” – Kimyada Benson, Special Education Coordinator