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About Your Instructor – Karen Krey

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Karen Krey is an outstanding, highly experienced K-2 teacher, instructional coach, literacy leader, and national reading presenter. She has worked in classrooms with teachers modeling reading instruction as well as helping schools develop, maintain and fine tune guided reading instruction for maximum benefits. She is known for her interactive, hands-on and strategy-packed seminars along with a passion for developing strong, confident young readers.

She is the author of Best-Practice GUIDED READING Strategies to Maximize the Effectiveness of Your Reading Instruction (Grades K-2), the extensive guided reading resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to meet and learn from Karen at her fast-paced, idea-packed seminar focused on current, best strategies to dramatically increase your students’ reading achievement!

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Karen did a wonderful job providing strategies that can be implemented tomorrow. She modeled how to effectively use these strategies and also shared numerous examples.”
Laura Smith, Kindergarten Teacher

“Karen shared valuable Guided Reading strategies that came to life during her lesson modeling. I’m leaving with ideas I can immediately implement!”
Mary Lou Varela, 2nd Grade Teacher

“This seminar was so helpful. So many specific strategies that are fun and easy to use. I can’t wait to return to school and share with my staff.”
Sandy Bogard, Intervention Specialist

Karen is a wonderful presenter! She modeled Guided Reading strategies exactly as we would present them in our classroom. This was one of the best seminars I have attended. So many simple strategies to use tomorrow!”
Emily Watto, Kindergarten Teacher

“A very informative and well put together seminar. I really appreciated Karen’s enthusiasm!”
Maitlyn Conaboy, 1st Grade Teacher

“I loved that Karen didn’t spend too much time on what Guided Reading ‘is’ and instead focused on modeling different, exciting, fun, and new ways to incorporate ‘must-do’s’ into a Guided Reading lesson. She has an awesome bag of tricks to share!”
Leslie Irwin, Kindergarten Teacher

“Lots of modeling, resources and references. Practical strategies that are cross-curricular.”
Brenda Bland, Principal

“I learned a lot that I can directly apply to my instructional practices. These engaging, rich strategies will help my students learn deeply while having fun. So valuable!”
Sam Ingram, Teacher

“Thank you for the examples and the guided group modeling! The handbook will also be a great resource. I enjoyed the day and now have several ideas to try next year!”
Keri Archer, Teacher