Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Angela Searcy is a teacher, therapist and national presenter who is passionate about helping educators working with young students with developmental delays and challenging behaviors. She brings experience as a development therapist and educational consultant, specializing in early intervention strategies. Angela has been featured on WGN Channel 9 Morning News, WGN's Midday Fix and Public Radio. She holds a M.S. degree in early childhood development, a doctorate in education and has researched interventions for improving behavior in preschool classrooms. Angela is author of Push Past-It! A Positive Approach to Challenging Classroom Behaviors (Gryphon House Publishing, 2019). She is also the author of Practical Early Intervention Strategies That Work: Supporting Young Children with Developmental Delays and Challenging Behaviors, the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. You will leave with a wealth of practical and proven strategies you can utilize to make a real difference in the lives of your young children with developmental delays and challenging behaviors.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Finally a refreshing course designed to help the teacher while focusing on the student. You know the ideas are good when you can imagine them working and they make you feel caring, kind and supportive."
Elizabeth Hendsbee, Kindergarten Teacher
"Angela had an extensive number of practical strategies. So many ideas that I can use tomorrow."
Sue Brady, Reading Specialist
"I loved Angela's enthusiasm and the love she has for what she does. She gives me hope when facing the challenges. Thank you!"
Mary Marker, SPED Pre-K Teacher
"This information was helpful and 'eye-opening.' Angela was engaging, relatable, funny, creative and knowledgeable."
Morgan Casey, SLP
"Angela â Your energy and excitement was wonderful. Thanks for sharing your knowledge and all of your resources."
Kendra Duncan, K-2 Daily Living Skills Teacher
"Great strategies and very informative on how to implement them into the classroom. Angela has changed how I approach student behavior."
Beth Hulslander, PreK SPED Teacher
"Dr. Searcy is energetic, engaging and shared practical and useful strategies that can be implemented immediately. I would highly recommend this seminar."
Leslie Wilkes, Lead Speech Therapist
"This workshop was extremely helpful! The strategies shared are practical and don't require any specialized training or materials that are costly. Dr. Angela was awesome! Thank you so much!"
Alicia Fenthette, Grades 1-3 ID Mild Teacher
"Excellent. Very engaging. Lots of strategies I can use â Thank you!"
Karin Mulvey, Reading Specialist/SPED