Uniquely Qualified Instructor
JULIE WRIGHT is an experienced classroom teacher, reading specialist, instructional coach, and a National Board Certified Teacher in literacy. With more than 25 years of experience teaching, coaching and consulting nationally across K-12 classrooms in urban, suburban and rural settings, Julie understands the importance of efficient, effective and equitable reading instruction for ALL students.
Julie is the author of Moving Your Small Group Reading Instruction Beyond Guided Reading: Maximizing Every Student's Reading Success (Grades 3-6), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Additional authorships include What Are You Grouping For? How to Guide Small Groups Based on Readers – Not the Book (Corwin). Julie's seminars are practical, inspiring and filled with ready-to-use tips, tools and templates that can be used to support and respond to ALL your students.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Julie is a master presenter. She has a warm disposition and welcoming demeanor that makes trying new things a low-risk opportunity – teachers love learning with her!"
"Julie has given us the powerful tools that has resulted in a change in teacher mindset and more effective reading instruction."
"Julie is an outstanding presenter who has a strong command of content, but more importantly, a passion for teaching and learning."
"Julie's enthusiasm and energy for igniting joyful readers is contagious. The strategies and processes she uses with staff models exquisite instruction and engages all participants."
"Julie's seminar presentation was very informative on ways to expand guided reading to incorporate students' interests and needs."
"Julie is AMAZING! I appreciate all of the ideas she shared that I will be able to start using tomorrow!"
"Julie presented a very motivational and inspirational seminar!"
"This is one of the best seminars I have attended on how to conduct small groups."
"Julie made it not seem overwhelming and helped to break it down in to things we could try a little bit at a time."
"Julie is very knowledgeable and she provided us with key information, why it works and examples to follow. She was also available for questions and feedback, which was great!"