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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Amie Trahan is an outstanding English/language arts teacher and highly sought‑after national presenter. She is well known for her fast‑paced and strategy‑packed seminars focusing on helping students significantly improve their writing skills. Given Amie’s wealth of experience as a secondary English teacher, she will give you numerous strategies you can use to help students strengthen their vocabulary usage and reach the Common Core State Standards for writing. She will share her classroom‑tested techniques that greatly improve the quality of your students’ writing.

She is the author of Meet the Rigorous Common Core State Standards for WRITING: Help Students Increase Their Academic Vocabulary (Grades 6‑12), the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. You won’t want to miss this outstanding opportunity to get dozens of ideas and strategies you can use to help your students improve their vocabulary skills and meet the rigorous Common Core State Standards for writing.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Amie is an enthusiastic and exciting presenter with new and fresh ideas!”

“Amie has interesting and exciting ideas about writing that are sure to increase students’ vocabulary usage.”

“This seminar is outstanding.”

Not only does this seminar support the standards for writing, it’s also user friendly, topical and most importantly, it’s inspiring!”

The most useful writing seminar I have ever attended! Every single piece of information and every handout is immediately useful.”

Amie Trahan is fantastic! Practical strategies to use immediately in my classroom”

“Excellent! Energetic! Motivational! Amie Trahan provides participants with practical, ready‑to‑use materials, how to use them, and the motivation to go forward and change their classrooms.”

“Amie Trahan is a keeper!”

“This seminar is very powerful. The tips and writing techniques given are easily adaptable for use in any content area.”

“Schools struggling to understand how to work with vocabulary instruction within the CCSS in writing will find this seminar very valuable.”

One of the best seminars I have ever attended. So many ideas!’

“This seminar jump started my enthusiasm for teaching writing, enlightened my mind with new ways of teaching vocabulary, and provided a comfortable and engaging learning experience.”