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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Chris Hales is an experienced and successful media specialist, teacher and presenter. He has years of experience working in schools with a wide variety of students and teachers to get more students to read … a lot! He is well-known for his work in getting the students in his school to read ONE BILLION words along with how to engage and interest all students in authentic reading. His seminars are dynamic and filled with ideas and strategies that can be used in any school setting and include dozens of resources you will find immediately useful. He is the author of Best Strategies for Classroom and School Wide Reading Incentive Programs: What Works! (Grades K-8), the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar.

You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear from someone who knows, from experience, what to do to significantly increase reading in classrooms and schools!

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter, Chris Hales

Chris inspired and motivated me! I am full of ideas about how to get my students to want to read and enjoy books. I’m thankful for this opportunity to get excited again about reading!”

“Thank you so much for all the information! I truly enjoyed the seminar.

“Chris made the day interesting and fun with humor and real strategies and ideas I can use with my students immediately.”

“This was one of the best instructors I’ve seen. Thank you!”

“Chris is the authority on literature. Thank you for the strategies to help get my students reading!

Mr. Hales really knew the subject and was able to engage all with his enthusiasm!”

Absolutely wonderful is the only way I can describe Chris Hales. He is a passionate teacher. I truly learned from him!”

Chris Hales shows an extreme knowledge of reading. He shared a vast amount of literature that I can use in my classroom tomorrow!”

“Chris Hales made the day very practical and I was able to take what I learned back to my classroom immediately! I am glad I took this seminar with Chris!”

Excellent! Chris is a wonderful instructor!”

“Thank you for giving us lists of books! This will be a great resource to use in our classrooms. Chris has a super sense of humor. It was refreshing to have an instructor like Chris.

“This is my second time hearing Chris and, like the last time, I thoroughly enjoyed it and learned a whole lot!”

Chris has a real passion for reading. His enthusiasm is contagious!”