Conference for Michigan Kindergarten Teachers
Nov 14-15 2016 -- East Lansing, MI
Featured Presenters: Jack Hartmann & Shannon Samulski
Discover research-based, innovative, practical, and motivating professional development that will help you increase rigor and critical thinking in your instruction.
  • Technology
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Math
  • Literacy
  • Social/Emotional Development
  • Play that Teachers
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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.

Huda Harajli

Huda Harajli

Huda is an elementary teacher and ESL coach. She has an Ed Specialist degree in Early Literacy and ESL. She is a popular teacher-author on TeachersPayTeachers.

Jack Hartmann

Jack is a published author and nationally renowned children's songwriter and musician. Each year, Jack captivates tens of thousands of parents, teachers, and children with his unique workshops, keynotes, and concerts. He has hosted the award-winning children's cable TV program, Kid's Place, and is the founder and president of Hop2It Musicâ„¢ and Press.

Kim Hughes

Kim Hughes

Kim has 32 years of teaching experience as a PreK teacher, a PreK director and Kindergarten teacher. She is a former North Carolina Teacher of the Year. For more than 15 years, she has conducted hundreds of trainings at local, state, national, and international conferences. Kim now works part-time for her school system as a coach and mentor for PreK and K teachers. Since 2000, she has been a Teacher Voice on National Governing Boards.

Palma Lindsay

Palma Lindsay

Palma is a kindergarten teacher who has stayed on the cutting-edge of educational research and technology throughout her 35-year classroom career. She has taught grades K-8, serves as a mentor to new teachers, and shares her fun ideas in her innovative blog, "KFUNdamentals." Her sessions are jam-packed with new and fresh ways to keep the FUN in the FUNdamentals.

Marsha McGuire

Marsha McGuire

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Shannon Samulski

Shannon Samulski

Shannon is an international educational consultant with 15 years of teaching experience in the areas of special education, reading specialization, and intervention. She is well-known for her practical information and enthusiastic style, and her experience with RTI, promoting Early Learning Success, and integrating Math standards with numeracy development. She is the author of "Finger Funatics," a fine motor-development program, and "My Counting Buddy Book & Math Tool."

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