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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Kelly Harmon is an enthusiastic and engaging presenter with a wealth of real classroom experience and practical strategies from her years as a primary teacher and reading specialist. She is a sought-after national presenter who has conducted workshops and taught demonstration reading and writing lessons for dozens of schools across the United States.

Her seminars are filled with ready-to-use teaching strategies and ideas that have been proven to work with students, both struggling and high-achieving. She is the author of Keeping Students Actively Engaged in Reading Activities While You Teach Small Groups (Grades K-3), the comprehensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. Kelly’s seminars are fast‑paced, highly practical and filled with ideas and strategies you can use immediately in your literacy program.

If you’re working hard and not seeing the results you want, you will want to attend this seminar to help strengthen your literacy instruction.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

I received so many great ideas to use with my first and second graders. This seminar was inspiring. I loved Kelly’s enthusiasm and wisdom. I can’t wait to try out all these new resources and share them with my colleagues.”
– Beth Walker, First and Second Grade Teacher

“Kelly Harmon kept my attention and gave many practical, useful ideas and tools. Thank so much!”
– Kristin Lee, First Grade Teacher

Great ideas that I can use immediately. Kelly is a great speaker who really spoke to me as a teacher!”
– Louise Silva, Kindergarten Teacher

Excellent! I have so many great ideas to take back and use in my classroom. Kelly was easy to listen to and very knowledgeable. I appreciate her enthusiasm.”
– Bethany Gallegos, Second Grade Teacher

Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful resources and ideas. I can’t wait to use them in my classroom.”
– Stacey Duke, First Grade Teacher

Excellent! I can’t wait to use all the wonderful ideas in my classroom.”
– Betty Guy, Second Grade Teacher

Kelly kept us actively engaged and provided us with many useful activities that we can take back and use this week! Thank you!”
– Stacy Billingsley, Second Grade Teacher

Kelly Harmon is an exceptional presenter; very vivacious, knowledgeable and accessible!”
– Jan van Schoick, First Grade Teacher

Thank you for keeping it simple and making it very doable. I have a list of ten things I will go back to school and do this week.”
– Paula Dickerson, Kindergarten Teacher

I left today with a long list of ideas I can implement in my classroom immediately, as well as develop for my language arts groups/centers.”
– Stacy Thompson, Second Grade Teacher

“Great ideas presented in a very interesting, engaging and fun way! I will be going back into the classroom with renewed enthusiasm. Kelly is an amazing teacher!
– Carla Strecker, Classroom Assistant

“Kelly is very knowledgeable, experienced and innovative. I feel equipped to develop a passion for reading and writing in my students.”
– Christine Carlstrom, Kindergarten Teacher