Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Judy Lynch is a highly experienced teacher, literacy coach, author, and a national reading expert. Using her master’s degree and reading specialist credentials, Judy has taught in schools with large populations of children with ethnic and language diversities. Her passion is helping all children become successful readers.
She is the author of five popular professional books for Scholastic including: Easy Lessons for Teaching Word Families; Word Learning, Word Making, Word Sorting, 52 Lessons for Success; Making Word Walls Work; and STRENGTHENING YOUR LITERACY PROGRAM: Powerful Coaching Strategies to Accelerate and Enhance Literacy Achievement (Grades K-6), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the two-day institute.
In addition, she has been the featured trainer in BER video training programs to enhance student literacy instruction to school districts across North America. Judy is a dynamic speaker, known for her high energy and infectious enthusiasm. Her ideas are exciting and innovative, yet highly practical.
You will gain dozens of ideas to strengthen and enhance your literacy coaching as well as the overall literacy instruction in your school or district.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
“Judy provided regular professional development to our staff. Her modeling of how students learn, how students learn to read and how students can improve in all areas of literacy has a powerful impact on my fellow teachers and on me. As always, Judy held the standards high for both staff and students.”
- Taffy Maurer, 6th Grade Teacher
“Judy wasn’t just a literacy coach who came in to conduct a one-shot professional development day - she became a part of our school culture and team. She knows each teacher personally and professionally, helping them to build on their strengths and increase their teaching skills all with the end goal of improving student achievement.”
- Cara Alfonso, Principal
“I thoroughly enjoyed learning new ideas and techniques from Judy.”
- Diane Kelley, Teacher
“Judy, thank you for presenting so many ready-to-use literacy strategies. I am inspired and ready to up the level of my literacy instruction.”
- Isabel Segoriano, First Grade Teacher
“So many wonderful coaching ideas and literacy strategies. I received a great deal of valuable information that I plan to utilize immediately.”
- Anne Graham, Literacy Specialist
“Judy is an awesome presenter. She provided so many great ideas!”
- Ann Sielaff, Teacher
“Judy is the very definition of a professional. I received so many great coaching ideas and useful literacy strategies. I feel totally equipped to return and share these ideas with my fellow staff members.”
- Jackie Barnes, Literacy Specialist
“This training was very informative. Judy Lynch is a very effective and engaging presenter. She provided so many ideas that I want to try immediately. She shared numerous resources and answered all the participants’ questions.”
- Jessica Harrington, Literacy Coach