Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Susan Fitzell is an outstanding teacher, author, coach, and national presenter who is passionate about helping secondary educators develop strategies to make the greatest impact with their struggling learners.

Susan brings extensive experience working with struggling students as a high school learning disability specialist and inclusive co-teacher. She works nationally and internationally to help teachers meet the challenges they face in supporting struggling students. Her emphasis is on the most effective, practical tools busy educators can use without added stress and frustration.

Susan is a dynamic, highly acclaimed national presenter and bestselling author of over a dozen books providing practical solutions and guidance for educators. Her personal mission is to help educators experience the personal satisfaction that comes from making a marked positive difference with their struggling students. Susan is also the author of, Powerful Strategies to Boost the Success of Your Struggling Learners (Grades 6-12), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Join Susan for an inspiring day full of practical solutions for helping struggling students to truly thrive and achieve more than they ever dreamed was possible.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Awesome content—so relevant to our job as educators. Your academic supports will be so helpful and I can implement them immediately!”
Excellent! Very interesting and entertaining. I learned many strategies to use within my classroom.”

“I enjoyed the informative, energetic presentation that Susan presented. I learned a lot of strategies and information I can and will take back to my school.”

“Susan was inspiring and enchanting to listen to. She is warm, generous, caring, and full of excellent advice and expertise. I’m so glad I attended this workshop.”

Wonderful content that will be useful in the classroom for years to come!”

“This was the best teaching workshop I have ever been to. VERY informative. All of the information was applicable to teaching in the classroom.”

“Excellent! Many useful strategies and take-home info. There were so many ideas I’d never heard of. Susan is very knowledgeable.”

Fabulous – the best workshop I have ever been to. I can’t wait to get back to school.”

“Susan’s sincere enthusiasm was inspirational and contagious. In addition, her expertise was clearly evident. I’m leaving with an abundance of information and very practical tools.”

“A worthwhile and incredibly informative day. I had many ‘a-ha’ moments. I’m looking forward to exploring all the resources contained in the handbook.”

Susan ‘knows her stuff.’ She was full of energy and has rekindled my enthusiasm to teach.”