Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Dr. Heather Kenny is an outstanding educator and presenter. Over the course of her 25-year career in education, she has served as a classroom teacher, reading interventionist, and dyslexia tutor. Heather works closely with schools and districts to support teachers in implementing practical, science-based instructional techniques that improve literacy outcomes.

Heather understands the challenges that today’s educators face as they strive to address the needs of all readers. She is passionate about empowering teachers with knowledge and skills so that they are well-equipped to provide their students – particularly those who fit the profile of dyslexia – with optimally-effective literacy instruction.

The author of several books and articles, Heather has written DYSLEXIA: Best Strategies to Accelerate Student Success (Grades 6-12), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive. Her highly informative and inspiring seminars are filled with practical advice and strategies that you can take back to your classroom and use immediately. Heather’s seminar will equip you with knowledge and resources to help all of your students, particularly those with dyslexia, reach their full academic potential.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“You are truly such an inspiration. Your professionalism and positivity are unparalleled! I am grateful that I have had the opportunity to learn from you.”

“Thank you so much for another interesting and exciting course. I have already enjoyed trying out some strategies I took away.”

“Thank you so much for sharing the wonderful strategies with me. I am very excited to use them in my classroom!”

You will learn so much from this seminar with Dr. Kenny. She was fantastic.”

I purposely seek out your courses because I feel like I learn so much!”

I learned more in this course than at any other time in my academic career.”

I can’t thank you enough for your excellent reading program. I’m thankful that I worked with you.”

“You have such an incredible amount of knowledge that it just boggles my mind. You are also a very caring and supportive instructor and I can’t thank you enough for that.”

“Dr. Kenny is an exceptionally talented teacher who takes great care and time to perfect her courses.”

“I have never learned such a huge amount of information in such a short span of time. I am sure I will be processing the information learned for a long time to come.