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Kathleen Kryza is an experienced special education and general education teacher as well as a dynamic, knowledgeable presenter and author. Kathleen has co-taught in a variety of content areas and knows firsthand the challenges and rewards co-teachers experience. She started the co-teaching program in her district and has helped teachers develop positive working relationships that made a difference school and district wide.

Her enthusiasm and commitment to help students with special needs succeed in school and in life make her seminars practical and inspiring. She is the co-author of Inspiring Elementary Learners (Corwin Press); Inspiring Middle and Secondary Learners (Corwin Press); and she is the author of PRACTICAL CO-TEACHING STRATEGIES: Effective Strategies for Working Together in Today’s Inclusive Classroom, the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar.

Join Kathleen for a highly motivating and meaningful day filled with dozens of ideas you can implement immediately in your grades 1-12 co-taught classrooms.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Excellent presentation of co-teaching strategies and fun ideas to implement in the classroom.”
- Meghan O’Neill, Fourth Grade Teacher

Kathleen Kryza is very energetic and knowledgeable! I would definitely attend another seminar of hers. The resource handbook has many useful ideas and forms that I will be sharing with my co-teacher.”
- Lauren Hayes, Math Teacher

Quick and easy ideas that can be added to the current classroom environment to make co-teaching more effective.”
- Shelia Buck, Second Grade Teacher

“I thoroughly valued and appreciated the seminar. I learned tons of ideas to implement tomorrow. Kathleen did a great job at managing the large group and sustaining engagement.”
- Yasmin Jones, Third Grade Teacher

Kathleen is an awesome presenter! I loved how she gave us time to talk but kept a room full of teachers on target and on schedule.”
- Len Lynes, Special Education Teacher

“Kathleen was incredibly passionate about her craft. She combined information on what co-teaching is and isn’t, with stories and strategies I can use immediately. One of the best seminars I have ever attended! Thank you!”
- Melissa Vlrich, Fifth Grade Special Education Teacher

“Thank you Kathleen, for your enthusiasm and sincerity. You are the most passionate and genuine presenter I’ve ever heard.”
- Lynne Marcia, Eighth Grade Special Education Teacher

“Kathleen Kryza provided so much information and insight about how to effectively work together as a team. I feel excited to dive in and try different approaches and can’t wait to share with my staff. Kathleen’s presentation was warm and real!”
- Heather Kolbe, Literacy Coach

“Very useful and inspiring. Amazing amount of information in such a short amount of time. This is one seminar that will actually change how I teach - one of the very best!”
- Lyn Ballow, Special Education Teacher

“My co-teacher and I are so excited to go back to school and try these strategies! Thank you for inspiring us and reminding us of why we do what we do!”
- Kelly Whalen, Sixth Grade Teacher

“Kathleen is very well versed in co-teaching strategies. I appreciated how everything can be taken right back to our classroom and implemented immediately. Outstanding!”
- Anne Teresa Colao, Second Grade Teacher

This seminar was awesome! My staff was energized during the entire seminar. We left with valuable tools to use in the classrooms. It was well worth the time!”
- Nina Brenard, Assistant Principal