Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Tammy Mercer is an experienced grades K-2 teacher, reading coach, Title I teacher and interventionist, as well as an outstanding presenter. She is the author of GUIDED READING: Practical Strategies to Differentiate Using Small Group Instruction, (Grades K-2), the extensive resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. Tammy’s extensive training and teaching experiences have given her a wealth of knowledge and practical ideas for motivating students to achieve higher levels of reading success, giving them the “I CAN DO IT” attitude.

She is known for her easy, enthusiastic manner and inspirational seminars where she shares dozens of practical and doable guided reading strategies that help K-2 teachers better differentiate to meet the varying reading levels of their students. Her goal is to empower you with integrating quality reading strategies in small groups, while efficiently providing center work for the rest of the students.

You won’t want to miss this hands-on, strategy-packed day that Tammy has planned for you!

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Tammy Mercer’s ideas are innovative and out-of-the-box! She shared strategies to engage and improve all students’ learning!”

“Tammy is knowledgeable, professional and presented the material in an engaging manner. We were able to walk away with tangible and relevant strategies!”

“Tammy has an abundance of classroom strategies to share with teachers to help their students excel. Tammy Mercer rocks the house!”

“This seminar was not only fun, but filled with strategies that I am eager to use with my students!”

“Tammy is a walking book of educational knowledge! Her presentations are always great!”

“Tammy Mercer is a wealth of knowledge! She shared so many ideas as well as resources! Thank you!”

“Tammy did a wonderful job presenting! She incorporated humor, engaged us all day and made it a fun learning experience.”

“Tammy Mercer presented practical ideas that can be easily applied in my own classroom!”

“Tammy did a wonderful job sharing literacy strategies that we can use immediately.”