Conference for Georgia Kindergarten Teachers
Dec 05-06 2016 -- Atlanta, GA
Featuring Presenters: Mary Amoson & Lori Elliot, Ed.D.
Discover research-based, innovative, practical, and motivating professional development that will help you increase rigor and critical thinking in your instruction.
  • Time Management
  • Technology
  • Reading
  • Behavior Management
  • STEM/Science
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Mary Amoson

Mary Amoson

Mary has enjoyed 11 years in the kindergarten classroom, where she enthusiastically uses technology to engage her active students. She loves sharing the ideas, activities, and tools that have worked with her own kindergartners through her blog, "Sharing Kindergarten." She is committed to instilling passion in teachers because she believes that passion is truly the secret to increasing learning and achievement.

Charles Beaman, Ed.D.

Charles Beaman, Ed.D.

Charles, a former middle and high school teacher, retired from the Metropolitan Nashville School System after serving 30 years as an assistant principal and principal. Also an adjunct professor, Charles has presented at numerous state and national conferences on motivating the marginal learner, effective classroom management and discipline strategies, stress and time management, and innovative instructional practices. In addition to consulting on behalf of the National Middle School Association, Southern Regional Education Board, and Staff Development for Educators, he consults frequently with schools, school districts, and school organizations in the areas of school and classroom management, school climate, and working with difficult-to-reach students, stress and time management, and innovative instructional strategies.

Greg Coleman

Greg Coleman

For more than a decade, Greg has been dedicated to serving teachers and students as a K-5 math coach and classroom teacher. He places emphasis on having fun while learning math, and is passionate about providing educators with engaging, researched-based math strategies and tools. Greg has a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership, and was awarded the prestigious Atlanta Families Award in 2010. Most recently, he served on the Math Standards Review Working Committee for the state of Georgia.

Lauren Crabtree

Lauren Crabtree

Lauren is an assistant principal with more than 13 years of experience in education. She began her career as a Self-Contained Special Education teacher for students in a residential treatment facility. Lauren was awarded the Teacher of the Year for the 2006-2007 school year. For the past 3 years, she has worked as the Assistant Principal at Hillside Conant School and recently became TKES credentialed.

Natalie Daise

Natalie Daise

Natalie is an outstanding presenter who is best known as "Ms. Natalie" on Nick Jr.'s award-winning television program, Gullah Gullah Island. For more than 20 years, she has developed and facilitated interactive learning experiences for educators and students that entertain, empower, and inspire. Her belief in the positive power of stories is vividly illustrated through both the performing and visual arts.

Lori Elliott, Ed.D.

Lori is an energetic and passionate National Board Certified teacher (former) and trainer. She has taught students of various grade levels and has served as a Literacy Coordinator and Technology Integration Specialist. Lori believes that relationships and teaching with intention are essential elements for classroom success. She is the author of the Teach Like a Techie series of books.

Cristy Fogle

Cristy Fogle

Sandi Reyes National Board Certified Teacher

Sandi Reyes

Sandi is a National Board Certified educator and consultant. Her popular presentations, many of which focus on updating learning for the 21st century, provide pragmatic suggestions for authentic learning experiences that can be implemented seamlessly into existing classroom curriculum and routines. Sandi's inspirational ideas empower teachers to create collaborative learning environments that ignite curiosity and incite creativity. She is the author of Engineer Through the Year (K-2 and 3-5).

Page Tarleton

Page Tarleton

Page has taught for 18 years, with 15 of them in Kindergarten, and she has just completed her first year as an administrator. She believes that learning should be engaging, fun, relevant, and challenging. Page holds an Educational Doctorate in Instructional Leadership and was voted Teacher of the Year in 2000, 2004, and 2012. She believes teachers should inspire students to be problem-solvers and to love learning.

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