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Outstanding Teacher and Presenter

CATHERINE BROWN is an exceptional teacher and an engaging presenter with over twenty years of teaching experience. She is also an adjunct professor at Antioch and Portland State Universities. Her seminars are practical, fast-paced, and filled with effective strategies to accelerate learning for your non-native English-speaking students. Her resource handbook, Differentiating Instruction of Content and Academic Language for English Language Learners (Grades K-8), is a practical guide to help you maximize your effectiveness with English language learners. Her workshops and courses are highly regarded by teachers for their pragmatic, useful and successful strategies. You will enjoy the day and leave with a “book of tricks” that you’ll return to over and over again. You will find Catherine’s positive enthusiasm, caring attitude and commitment to her students inspiring when you return to the challenge of helping your ELL students find daily success.

Your Colleagues Say About Catherine Brown

“A seminar full of great ideas and low-prep techniques that are ready to use in the classroom!” – Vicki VanSciver, Primary ELL Teacher

“Outstanding presenter and great materials! The best professional development experience I’ve had yet!” – Andrew Lantos, K-6 ESOL Teacher

“I’m leaving with so many useful and practical strategies that will be easy to implement!” – Donna Di Giacomo, English/ELL Teacher

“A day packed full of great information. Catherine is very knowledgeable about this population of students and the realities that they as well as their teachers deal with on a daily basis.” – Andrea Jacobsen, K-8 ESL Teacher

“This seminar is very informational, providing us with practical ways to implement new ideas to reach English language learners. I’m leaving with tons of great ideas and helpful resources that I’m excited to implement in my classroom.” – Rebecca Baldwin, 4th Grade Teacher

“Fantastic! Catherine Brown is exceptional in her field of second language acquisition and linguistics. Her informative seminar will help to guide students in acquiring and retaining the language.” – Marie Green, ESL Specialist

“Great presentation – wonderful ideas! I know I can implement many of them in the near future!” – Theresa York, Teacher

“Catherine is fabulous! This was one of the best educational seminars I have ever attended. I want more! I honestly cannot wait to go back to my classroom and try these practical ideas! I highly recommend this seminar for teachers of all students!” – Rachel Hoffman, 4th Grade Teacher

“Great seminar! I’m leaving with wonderful ideas that will be easy to work into my curriculum.” – Lauren Caster, ESL Teacher

“Thank you, Catherine! Excellent presentation with lots of practical strategies and TIPS!– Anya Fraas, ESLTeacher

Fantastic ideas! Catherine’s presentation was outstanding! I’m leaving this seminar with a wealth of new strategies!” – Janice Brunson, Reading Specialist

“Great seminar! Catherine was high energy and provided me with lots of valuable ideas to take back and use in my classroom.” – Alison Askew, 1st Grade ESL Teacher

“Great information and practical!” – Beth Smith, Principal