Uniquely Qualified Instructor
JAN HOLTER KITTOK is an experienced world language teacher and sought-after presenter whose lively and thought-provoking seminars consistently receive rave reviews. She is an intuitive teacher and knowledgeable educational leader. Jan knows what teachers need. She shares real examples from decades of K-12 classroom experience. Jan is a recipient of ACTFL's Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Language Education as well as several prestigious regional and state professional awards. Her professional conference presentations have been honored with the "Best of State" and "Best of Central States" titles. School districts contract her services to train teachers and consult on their program development. Every participant will leave the seminar with a digital copy of her most recent work, ACCELERATE YOUR STUDENTS' USE OF THE TARGET LANGUAGE: NEW, Innovative Strategies That Work (Grades 6-12), the extensive digital resource handbook specifically developed for this seminar.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"Very well organized. Very interesting! Finally, a seminar that allowed me to experience teaching strategies through the eyes of a student!"
- Patty McGrath, World Language Teacher
"Jan is a wonderful facilitator and she gave me strategies I will use in class tomorrow. The combination of her depth of knowledge and her practical approach to language learning made this seminar valuable on multiple levels."
- Kristina Snavely, HS Spanish/English Teacher
"Excellent examples and illustrations of how language acquisition can be done in a very different way - her method will really interest many more students."
- Josephine Tracey, French Teacher
"Very lively presentation! Jan is engaging and entertaining. She brings a whole new world of possibilities to teaching a world language."
- Ana M. Garcia, Spanish Teacher
"Jan was engaging and informative. I learned some new strategies that I can try in my classroom tomorrow and in the days to come."
- Rachel Morandi, French Teacher
"I am happy I attended this seminar. I learned very useful ways of using the language in my practice."
- Francisca Montiel, Spanish Teacher
"Jan's seminar gave me a new perspective on how to teach language as a whole."
- Salome Grendell, Spanish Teacher
"I wish I had Jan as a teacher! This was a wonderful seminar."
- Ellen Crittenden, Teacher
"I love that I can incorporate things right away!"
- Holly Davoren, French Teacher