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About the Instructor – Jo Gusman

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Jo Gusman is BOTH an outstanding teacher of ELL/bilingual students and an outstanding presenter. With extensive experience working with second language/ELL students, she has been featured on national television and is the recipient of numerous awards for teaching excellence, including Presidential recognition for her exceptional work with second language students.

She is the author of Accelerating the Literacy Skills and Content Learning of Your ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS in the Regular Classroom (Grades K-8), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Thousands of appreciative teachers across North America are currently using Jo's strategies which are known for their practical value in building success for second language learners.

Her seminars are fast-moving, energetic and centered around scores of practical ideas and materials you can use immediately with your own ELL students.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"Wonderful seminar! Great, useful ideas for a teacher to use with ESL students."
- Harjeet Sandhu, ESL Teacher

"Jo Gusman oozes enthusiasm and great ideas that are easy and ready to use!"
- Joyce Doval, Kindergarten Teacher

"I very much enjoyed Jo and learned so much at the same time. Jo shared good, practical ideas that I can really use in my class with all my students."
- Willa Martin, 5th Grade Teacher

"Great session. Very practical. I will use many of the strategies demonstrated in this seminar."
- Debra Tarpley, ESL Teacher

"Outstanding presentation - new materials that are relevant and necessary for our ESL students."
- Tomi Ohta, ESL Teacher

"Excellent overall seminar. Jo's enthusiasm is infectious. There are many excellent, useful ideas and strategies."
- Mark Emmet, Classroom Teacher

"Thanks for the innovative ideas. I'm looking forward to implementing them in my classroom."
- Sheri La Mar, 1st Grade Teacher

"As a K-8 ELL teacher, I was frustrated because what I was doing wasn't working. Jo provides ways to change my methods so my students will be successful. I am so excited!"
- Pam Climer, ELL K-8 Teacher