Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Greta Lundgaard is a national and international educator, presenter, and consultant, known for always keeping world language instruction, planning and leadership focused on student learning and language proficiency growth. Recognized by ACTFL as the 2016 recipient of the Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education, Greta brings dedication, passion, and experience in all aspects of World Language teaching and learning to every conversation and encounter with World Language teachers.

She is author of Increase Motivation and Learning in Your WORLD LANGUAGE Classroom: Best Strategies for Accelerating Student Success, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Through her work as a world language teacher, curriculum coordinator, and frequent state and regional conference presenter, Greta is known for her practical and innovative strategies in the area of developing increased levels of proficiency in world language students.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Not only did Greta’s seminar give me a ton of information how I can rethink and change my lessons, but how I can help my students to be more effective learners. I will be using this seminar to revamp my curriculum for next year.”
Laurie Schmidbauer, French Teacher

“Greta’s seminar sparked many new ideas that I will implement in my classes next year. She asked us questions that made me think about what I am doing, why I am doing it and what is the goal.”
Sarah Braunscheidel, World Language Teacher

“Greta is very articulate and personable.”
Mary Steltz, Teacher

“I learned a ton of tools to implement in my classroom. Greta is very well spoken and had a lot of insight toward improving student performance in the foreign language classroom. It was a pleasure to attend her seminar and I hope to attend another in the future.”
Mallory Long, Spanish Teacher

“Greta is awesome!”
Patrick Breen, MS Spanish, French

“I really enjoyed Greta’s seminar and found the content very useful and enlightening.”
Kristin Marena, Teacher

“Greta’s seminar had so much useful information. I will be using what I learned today in my classroom!”
Nicole Burtch, World Language Teacher