Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Kelly Harmon is an enthusiastic and engaging presenter with a wealth of experience in using Response to Intervention. Her 25 years of experience working with struggling, at-risk learners has provided her with a clear insight into the frustrations, challenges and rewards of teaching, and the issues teachers face daily as they work to close the achievement gap for all students. She is currently involved in the RTI process in numerous schools and is excited about how it can make a dramatic difference for students when implemented with a collaborative team effort. Based on her implementation experiences, Kelly has a wealth of ideas and strategies to help you refine your own RTI program.
She is co-author with Dr. Robert Marzano of the book, Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency and the author of Strengthen Your RTI Program! Powerful Strategies to Increase the Success of Your Current Response to Intervention Program, the extensive digital resource handbook she developed just for this two-day, strategy-packed institute that can be used immediately with your school when you return.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Kelly is a wealth of knowledge! This was a great opportunity for my team to attend and validate what we're currently doing and plan out a program for continued growth and success."
– Rob Titus, Principal
"This is one of the best trainings I have ever attended! Kelly's vast knowledge was so energizing."
– Corinne Mesmer, Principal
"I am so excited to implement all of the strategies and resources that Kelly shared. Thank you so much!"
– Dana Park, RTI Teacher
"This institute is amazing! The amount of information I learned is astounding. Kelly's knowledge of research, best practices and RTI is incredible!"
– Kristin Travaglini, Reading Specialist
"Excellent job! Kelly is very knowledgeable, engaging and continuously checked-in with attendees to ensure our questions were answered."
– Laurie Kuhn, Teacher/Data Specialist
"Kelly knows her content! She made the two days very productive and enjoyable."
– Sheila McNally, Reading/AIS Teacher