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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Diane Murphy is an enthusiastic presenter and a National Board Certified Teacher in literacy with extensive experience as an elementary teacher, literacy coach and teacher trainer. Diane is known for her highly energizing seminars filled with realistic and research-based strategies she has used with her own students. She will share dozens of lessons and the latest techniques to help your students develop their writing skills as early, developing or fluent writers. She is the author of Practical Strategies for Meeting and Exceeding Your State Standards for WRITING (Grades 3-5), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Don’t miss this opportunity with Diane to gain a wealth of practical writing strategies, activities, management, and assessment ideas you can easily implement in your own grades 3-5 classrooms.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“This was an excellent seminar that gave me numerous ideas for teaching writing in my classroom. Thank you.”
- Barbara Feeney, Third Grade Teacher

“Diane is a very dynamic presenter! She provided a ton of ideas that I can’t wait to use in my classroom. Thank you for an incredibly useful seminar!”
- Andrea Solum, Teacher

“I learned many fantastic writing techniques that I am excited to share with my students and colleagues.”
- Sarah K. Damiani, Fifth Grade Teacher

“Diane Murphy is very enthusiastic and a talented seminar presenter. She brought with her an amazing array of techniques and strategies to teach writing. I am definitely using the ideas she gave us and cannot wait to see them in practice.”
- Lee Lee Wong, Reading/ESL Teacher

“Out of all the seven years of teaching, I have never been to a better seminar! Diane is absolutely the best presenter. She kept us engaged the whole time while sharing millions of ideas to use tomorrow.”
- Kristin Krupa, Third Grade Teacher

I am so inspired to get back and revamp my writing. This gave me more confidence to attack writing and become a better teacher.”
- Erin Knight, Fifth Grade Teacher

“Excellent, practical, well-designed day. The tested activities and suggestions can be put into place immediately with ease. I highly recommend Diane’s seminar and wish I could have brought all my teachers.”
- Julie Faure, Head of Lower School

“The best seminar I’ve ever attended! The day sped by and I have tons of new ideas to implement tomorrow!
- Sherry Pagano, Third Grade Teacher

Thank you for all the writing information! It has really given me many great ideas to use! I look forward to trying them immediately with my students.”
- Ema Connell, Fourth Grade Teacher