Institute for Educational Development

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Sheri Sutterley is an exceptional kindergarten and preschool teacher. She regularly presents at early childhood conferences and has served as a mentor and master teacher throughout her extensive career. Sheri is particularly passionate about incorporating purposeful play without sacrificing high quality and effective instruction for preschool and kindergarten students. Sheri's seminars are filled with practical, classroom-tested, developmentally appropriate ideas for enhancing instruction and increasing the success of preschool and kindergarten students.

She is also the author of PURPOSEFUL PLAY to Increase Students' Academic Learning and Social-Emotional Growth, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Sheri's love of teaching our youngest students is captivating and she enjoys equipping fellow teachers with powerful, current ideas and strategies designed to enhance student learning.

Join Sheri for an inspiring, engaging, creative, and fun day full of practical ways to help you increase students' learning and social-emotional growth through purposeful play.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"Absolutely awesome! I can't wait to implement these ideas with my students. Thank you!"

"Sheri and the content of this program was so engaging because it was practical and applicable to what we do on a daily basis. Can't wait to implement many of her ideas!"

"Excellent workshop! Full of takeaways and good, solid help and encouragement. I would recommend this to all the preschool and kindergarten teachers I know."

"Sheri gave so many excellent ideas and easy ways to implement them."

"So many ideas I can take back and use with my students. Thanks!"

"I liked how the entire day was so practical! Sheri focused on the strategies that I can use with my students right away."

"Thanks for sharing all your great ideas. Can't wait to try these with my students."

"Lots of wonderful strategies! I appreciated all the literacy connections as well."

"Loved it! Great material and so many fun, doable ideas!"

"I love play-based learning! … Can't wait to motivate and engage my students with these strategies!"