Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

MARY PETERSON is a highly experienced and enthusiastic ELL leader, teacher and outstanding national presenter who is known for her motivating and practical strategies and ideas. She has firsthand experience teaching English language learners and implementing positive changes to school-wide ELL programs. She is the author of Help English Learners Exit Your ELL Program: Powerful Strategies to Accelerate Student Success, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at her two-day institute. Mary's presentations are fast-paced, inspiring, and above all, practical and research based. You will gain a wealth of ideas, strategies and activities you can implement immediately to increase the success of your ELL program.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Thank you for offering meaningful strategies, lessons, ideas, and activities!

Very comprehensive! Mary gave great examples of ways to help our ELL students be successful in the classroom.”

Mary Peterson is an excellent presenter! Her content is relevant, practical and will be easy to use. Most of what she presented can be implemented tomorrow. Thank you!”

Amazing! This is the second time I've attended a training by Mary and I am so impressed with her knowledge and ideas across all subject areas!”

Extremely engaging ideas! I am anxious to use them with my students.”

“Thank you for the many strategies and ideas! Mary is a valuable resource to education!

“Mary gave tons of teaching strategies and resources to make learning fun, engaging and meaningful for our ELL students.”

So many awesome ideas! Mary shared strategies that can be used for any subject area!”