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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Experienced as an elementary classroom teacher, K-5 reading specialist, and district literacy coach, KATHRYN STARKE is an outstanding presenter with an exceptional depth of knowledge about the most effective literacy practices. Passionate about the importance for every student to become an engaged, independent reader, she travels across the country helping schools achieve greater literacy success by motivating, supporting and inspiring students, teachers and educational leaders. Kathryn is the author of Helping Your Struggling Readers Become More Successful Readers: Targeted Interventions that Work! (Grades K-5), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Additional authorships include Tackle Reading (Creative Minds Publications, 2017) and Amy's Travels (Creative Minds Publications, 2012). You will leave this seminar equipped with many new and innovative strategies you will be able to use immediately for helping your students become more successful, independent readers.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"Kathryn presented an excellent seminar! We were offered so many new ways to teach reading skills."
Linda Moore, Reading Specialist

"Thanks to Kathryn's seminar I received lots of tools and ideas."
Julie Ratchuk, Teacher

"Kathryn is so engaging and knowledgeable. I highly recommend her seminar."
Christie Welsby, Teacher

"Kathryn does a great job presenting. Her high energy keeps you interested and she has great material."
Amy Wright, Reading Teacher Assistant

"Great job! I took a lot away today to use in my class."
Wendy Coon, 1st Grade Teacher