Institute for Educational Development

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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Karen Krey is an outstanding, highly experienced elementary teacher, instructional coach, literacy leader, and national reading presenter. She has worked in classrooms with teachers modeling reading instruction as well as helping schools develop, maintain and fine tune phonics instruction for maximum benefits. She is known for her interactive, hands-on and strategy-packed seminars along with a passion for developing strong, confident young readers.

She is the author of Strengthen PHONICS Instruction in Any K-2 Reading Program, the extensive phonics resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. You won't want to miss this opportunity to meet and learn from Karen at her fast-paced, idea-packed seminar focused on current, best strategies to dramatically increase your students' proficiency with phonics and connect what they know on the road to reading.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

"Karen did a wonderful job providing strategies that can be implemented tomorrow. She modeled how to effectively use these strategies and also shared numerous examples."

"This seminar was so helpful. So many specific strategies that are fun and easy-to-use. I can't wait to return to school and share with my staff."

"Karen is an incredible presenter. I left this seminar with so many valuable strategies that I can instantly implement in the classroom."

"Karen Krey is amazing! She was extremely knowledgeable and facilitated discussions with the group."

"A very informative and well put together seminar. I really appreciated Karen's enthusiasm!"

"I learned a lot that I can directly apply to my instructional practices. These engaging, rich strategies will help my students learn deeply while having fun. So valuable!"

"Lots of modeling, resources and references. Practical strategies that are cross-curricular."

"Karen was very knowledgeable and engaged the audience. The strategies provided were very useful and I plan to implement them with my students."