Uniquely Qualified Instructor
TOBY KARTEN is an award-winning special educator, dynamic presenter, and author who is passionate in sharing her knowledge with others. She has taught students ranging from preschool to graduate level across the least restrictive continuum. Toby works with school districts across the country and internationally as a staff developer, inclusion coach and educational consultant, author, and adjunct professor. Toby focuses on creative, practical solutions for helping ALL students gain not only access, but also ongoing successes in inclusive classrooms. She is the author of PRACTICAL CO-TEACHING STRATEGIES: Increasing Students' Success in Today's Inclusive Classroom, the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Additional authorships include Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods for the Classroom and Co-Teaching Do's, Dont's, & Do Betters! (ASCD). Toby has also authored and edited numerous books and quick reference guides on the topics of co-teaching and inclusive classrooms.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"I appreciate all of the great resources that Toby shares."
- Karin Pencil, Special Ed. Teacher
"Toby is very informative!"
- Jamie Murrell, SLP
"Toby is fantastic! Her engagement techniques will enhance instruction for my students."
- Kelly Crawford, Special Ed. Administrator
"Toby presented the best seminar have taken."
- Christie Warner, Teacher
"Excellent presenter! Toby is knowledgeable and down to earth."
- Doris Monterroso, Program Specialist
"Toby is full of knowledge and has provided a great deal of resources to take back to my classroom."
- Dina Mathias, Reading Specialist
"So much valuable information to explore and share!"
- Jennifer Bisono, Special Ed. Teacher
"This seminar was extremely well-organized and informative. I have many new strategies and viewpoints to share with my colleagues. Toby is amazing!"
- Kaitlin Stamm, 6th Grade ELA