Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

SALANDRA GRICE is a dynamic early childhood and kindergarten teacher, consultant, author, and national presenter and trainer. Her background includes extensive classroom experience in the early childhood classroom and advanced training and education in urban and multicultural education. Throughout her career, she has translated her passion for equity in schools into interactive, engaging, and transformative learning experiences for educators to develop their expertise in culturally responsive practices.

The activities and lessons she created for this seminar are designed to help educators create more successful learning experiences for every ELL student, every day! Participants enjoy her enthusiasm and love of teaching young learners as her excitement exudes throughout her seminars. Salandra is the author of Accelerate ELL Students’ Learning in Pre-K and Kindergarten, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive. Each lesson was uniquely created by her and classroom tested with her own ELL students. Her presentation style is fun, engaging, and interactive – there is no such thing as sit-and-get with her!

Audience members are encouraged to actively participate in lesson demonstrations to experience first-hand the kind of learning students will receive when you take these lessons and activities back to your classroom. Join Salandra for a fun and interactive day filled with practical and ready-to-implement ideas to accelerate learning for the ELL students in your classroom.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Salandra’s knowledge, wisdom, and experience came at the perfect time! She has a wealth of information and resources to share.”

“This seminar sparked a strong sense of purpose and meaning in the daily work we do as educators. Thank you, Salandra!”

“I liked how interactive this seminar was. I also loved the inclusion of conversation between all of us and the truly safe place to have these courageous conversations about the needs of our ELL students.”

“I am grateful to participate in this seminar. It has pushed me to grow as teacher and as a human being!”

“This seminar serves as an excellent of becoming more culturally responsive teachers for our ELL students.”

Love this seminar! Thank you!”