The Chapters Group is proud to partner with Katie on many of our endeavors. She regularly joins us as a speaker at educational events throughout the country and assists many of our school customers with booklist preparation and teacher training.
Dr. McKnight is an author, educator and consultant. Her career in education began as a high school English teacher in the Chicago Public School system more than 25 years ago. She currently serves as a Distinguished Professor of Research at National Louis University. She travels worldwide as a professional development consultant and a sought after speaker in the fields of adolescent literacy, inclusive classrooms, Common Core State Standards, Interdisciplinary literacy, and integrating technology in the 21st century classroom.
She is passionate about creating curricula that engage all students in the regular education classroom. And she is completely committed to the development, sharing, and promotion of ideas and strategies that develop literacy skills in adolescent students so that they can grow to be active, creative adults.
To book Katie McKnight to speak at your school, conference or event, visit www.katherinemcknight.com
Dr. Cash has been in the field of education for more than 25 years as a teacher, district administrator/coordinator, university professor, author, and consultant, he is keenly aware of the demands placed on teachers to improve student achievement, while also trying to create rich learning environments. That is why he started nRich Educational Consulting. He wants to share with educators the many years of experience and the knowledge he’s gained as an educator.
Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. began his career as a middle and elementary school teacher in the Saint Paul Public School system in Minnesota, USA, more than 25 years ago. He is the former Director of Gifted Education for the Bloomington, Minnesota Public Schools. Today he is an author and private consultant working with schools internationally.
To contact or learn more about Dr. Richard Cash visit www.nrichconsulting.com
Alan Sitomer is California's Teacher of the Year (2007) and a celebrated author of young-adult fiction, teacher methodology texts, and children's literature. He has written several widely held books and has become nationally renowned for his success work in secondary literacy instruction, particularly when it comes to engaging reluctant readers.
Sitomer has authored multiple young adult novels which include The Hoopster, Hip-Hop High School, Homeboyz, The Secret Story of Sonia Rodriguez, Nerd Girls: The Rise of the Dorkasaurus, The Downside of Being Up, Daddies Do It Different, CinderSmella, and Nerd Girls: A Catastrophe of Nerdish Proportions.
Most recently, Sitomer has authored The Alan Sitomer BookJam. BookJams have been designed to nail core language arts standards, raise test scores, and return teachers to a position of strength.
To contact or learn more about Alan Sitomer visit www.alanlawrencesitomer.com
IESS, Inc. is an educational supplier located in Kernersville, NC that provides in-services and staff development for school districts throughout the United States in literacy, math, and meeting the needs of special children.
IESS Inc. has been in business for 30 years and was founded by Joyce Kohfeldt, classroom teacher, college instructor, and district administrator. She is an author of many teacher resources.
To contact or learn more about Innovative Educational Support Systems (IESS) visit www.iessstore.com