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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

MaryAnn Brittingham has extensive, firsthand experience working with students who seemingly don’t care about school or their achievement and exhibit difficult and challenging behaviors in a variety of settings. As a special education teacher, child/family counselor and a parent/teacher educator, she is a sought-after speaker and seminar leader. She is the author of Shrinkin’ Stinkin’ Thinkin’: A Guide to Raising Self-Esteem in Children; Respectful Discipline; Dealing with Difficult Parents as well as Powerful, Practical Strategies for Reaching “I Don’t Care!” and Underperforming Students to Increase Their School Success (Grades 3-12), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

MaryAnn focuses on practical solutions to help students be successful in both the general education and the special education classroom. She brings not only her extensive knowledge of the latest behavioral strategies and techniques crucial for student success in school, but also her practical experiences as a special education teacher for over twenty years.

MaryAnn is attuned to the realities of the classroom and the daily challenges teachers face. She is known for her high-energy, motivational seminars filled with a wealth of insights and useful ideas you can implement immediately in your own classroom.

Join MaryAnn and your colleagues for a fast-paced day filled with strategies for your uninterested and underperforming students.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Thank you for the best seminar I’ve ever attended! MaryAnn gave real-life examples and practical strategies on how to help my ‘I don’t care’ students. I look forward to going to work tomorrow!”
– Aleksandra Fortenato, 7/8 Social Studies Teacher

“I loved this seminar! Thank you for your inspiration and practical strategies!”
– Cristina Lee, Teacher

Very valuable, practical strategies and ideas that I will use tomorrow. Thank you!”
– Cathi Bachhuber, 7/8 Special Education Teacher

This seminar is excellent! The pace was perfect! MaryAnn is so engaging! She gave many strategies that I am excited to share with my colleagues and implement in my classroom.”
– Kristin Hosler, Teacher

This is the most interactive and fun seminar I’ve attended. MaryAnn presented a lot of valuable information in an interesting way!”
– Kamalika Benerjee, Language Arts Teacher

Uplifting and inspirational! MaryAnn presented useable ideas. I’m walking away with a ‘can-do’ attitude and ‘ready-to-do’ mindset.”
– Wanda Martins, School Coordinator

MaryAnn is truly amazing! She’s on the forefront of where education needs to be!”
– Christine Batra, ICS Teacher

Very helpful and useful tools that can be immediately implemented. Thank you!”
– Jana McIlraith, School Counselor

“Finally, someone who understands! This is one of the best seminars I have attended. So informative! The ideas are practical and realistic.
– Jodi Zwain, Special Education Teacher