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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

MaryAnn Brittingham is a highly experienced teacher, leading expert in working with students who have challenging behaviors in a variety of settings, and a national presenter on using MINDFULNESS practices in the classroom. MaryAnn is known for her motivational seminars that not only inspire, but give teachers the specific strategies they need to make positive changes to increase students’ success in school, both academically and socially. She is the author of many books, including Transformative Teaching: Changing Today’s Classrooms Culturally, Academically & Emotionally; Respectful Discipline; Motivating the Unmotivated; Working with Difficult Parents; and Strengthen Students’ MINDFULNESS: Increase Your Students’ Self-Control While Reducing Anxiety and Challenging Behaviors, the digital resource handbook you will receive. MaryAnn focuses on practical solutions for helping students be successful in school – socially and academically. She brings to the seminar not only her extensive knowledge of mindfulness and the science behind it, but strategies and ideas you can use to help your own students understand and use the practices themselves.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"BEST. SEMINAR. EVER. I have so many ideas that I want to try and can’t wait to make an appointment with admin. about this. Love the tools that will help me and help me help students help themselves!"
– Sharon Gorman, 7th Grade ELA Teacher

"MaryAnn is kind, knowledgeable and positive. She provided strategies that I will apply not only in my classroom, but in my own life."
– Tamara Tate, Teacher

"I was hoping to gain tools for my toolbox and that is what MaryAnn did… filled my toolbox and my cup!"
– Keri Stenger, Special Education Teacher

"This was the best workshop I have ever taken. It went so fast and left me feeling like I want more. And I’ve been teaching for more than 30 years."
– Nancy O’Connor, Teacher