Conference for New Jersey Pre-Kindergarten Teachers
Feb 27-28 2017 -- Atlantic City, NJ
Featuring Presenters: Palma Lindsay, Kim Hughes, & Drew Giles
Discover professional development that is research-based, innovative, practical, and motivating, and will also help you increase rigor and critical thinking in your instruction.
  • Special Needs/Inclusion
  • Science & Social Studies
  • Behavior Management
  • Technology
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Maria Banks

Maria Banks

Maria has spent 20 years developing techniques to support guided reading and writing in the classroom and creating materials to support differentiated learning. She has worked as a consultant, staff development coordinator, and national workshop presenter. Maria believes in sharing information that refreshes and motivates reflective teachers.

Lynne Ecenbarger

Lynne Ecenbarger

In her role as a teacher, administrator, instructional coach, and education consultant, Lynne has dedicated her career to improving literacy and proficiency in math. She has consulted with more than 700 schools throughout her state and across the nation. Lynne is the author of five teacher resources, including her popular Method Mania series.

Lori Elliott, Ed.D.

Lori is an energetic, elementary classroom teacher who believes that integrating technology into instruction enriches teaching and motivates students. She is the author of Teach Like a Techie with Apps, Teach Like a Techie, and Accidental Techie to the Rescue and the blog, Lori’s Latest Links.

Kathy Griffin National Board Certified Teacher

Kathy Griffin

Kathy has 15+ years of experience teaching PreK through 2nd grade. She was her district’s Teacher of the Year for 2008 and has twice been nominated for Disney Teacher of the Year. Kathy is the creator of the CD and multimedia files Growing Dendrites with Kathy Griffin. She is the author of the blog, Kathy Griffin’s Teaching Strategies.

Laureen Reynolds

Laureen is an experienced classroom teacher who offers practical tips for technology integration, engaging students, implementing the standards, and classroom management. She is the best‑selling author of more than a dozen teacher resources, including Simple Steps to SMART Success.

Kurt Schwengel

Kurt Schwengel

Kurt has been a classroom teacher since 1995. He is passionate about demonstrating the benefits of integrating computers into the classroom, and about delivering his creative, new, primary curriculum. He is an NBC Crystal Apple award winner, eHow “Education Expert”, Google-Certified Teacher, and author of the blog Rock and Roll Kindergarten.

Donna Whyte

Donna is an education consultant well‑known for her practical and motivating strategies designed to help children reach their full potential. She is the author of several books and CDs, including the highly acclaimed teacher resources, Morning Meeting, Afternoon Wrap‑Up and You Can’t Teach a Class You Can't Manage.

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