Uniquely Qualified Instructor
RASHEEDA HARDY has worked extensively for over 20 years in support of English Language Learners as both an English Learner teacher and Instructional Coach. Rasheeda is a nationally recognized presenter on the topic of effective instructional practices for English Learners and enjoys sharing her knowledge and practical approaches with fellow colleagues. Her broad schools-based experience uniquely qualifies her to understand the challenges currently facing educators in helping students acquire a new language, while also meeting rigorous expectations and academic standards. She has firsthand experience using cutting-edge, research-based strategies to accelerate the success of English Learners. Audiences regularly praise Rasheeda's highly practical and relevant strategies, invigorating activities and fast-paced seminars.
Rasheeda is the author of Helping English Learners Exit Your ELL Program: Impactful Strategies to Accelerate Student Success (Grades K-8), the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. You'll leave Rasheeda's seminar with a wealth of powerful strategies you can use immediately to accelerate the language development and academic achievement of your English Learners.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"I loved the plethora of strategies and tools shared in this presentation. Coach Hardy not only gave us resources and strategies, but she also modeled them in her presentation."
Natalie Fowler, ELL Teacher
"This was one of the best PDs I have attended in a long time. Coach Hardy was very engaging, shared a lot of great ideas, and she's clearly very experienced at working with ELs."
Colette Mlot, Teacher
"I have added so many excellent strategies to use in my ESOL classroom. I am excited to incorporate them into my lessons."
Barbara Christian, ESOL Teacher
"Coach Hardy was engaging and helpful. She organized her presentation into clear big ideas so we did not feel overwhelmed."
Avalon Monaco, ENL Teacher
"Thank you for all the useful information and strategies for our ELs and for us!"
Georgina Arnold, ESOL Teacher
"This seminar was so helpful! There are days that I am feeling like I have failed my students, and so to get these tools is very exciting. I am really excited to play with them and have my students use them."
Alexis Peck, ELL Teacher
"Rasheeda - thank you for offering this seminar. You gave us a WEALTH of strategies, resources and amazing ideas for our students. I can't wait to get to school tomorrow!"
Nicole Duncan, ESOL Teacher
"This was by far, one of the best PDs I have attended. I am walking away with AMAZING resources and ideas. Thank you for integrating different modes of learning, and providing real classroom examples. Everything shared was applicable and purposeful. LOVED IT!"
Hillary Chandler, EL Teacher/Coach