Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Dr. Kathy Perez is an acclaimed teacher and international presenter who specializes in co teaching, inclusion and creative approaches to teaching diverse students. She is an experienced general education teacher, special educator, teacher-leader, instructional coach, author, and educational consultant who has taught and co-taught a variety of subjects. Kathy integrates effective strategies and research with passion and insight from her own extensive co-teaching experience. This innovative and interactive seminar is loaded with teacher tested materials and activities you can use immediately and share with others. Her best-selling book, The Co-Teaching Book of Lists (Wiley) has provided many schools with the tools they need to succeed.

As a dynamic presenter, Kathy has the experience to guide both novice and veteran teachers through an informative day filled with practical, ready to use ideas and strategies. Kathy knows first-hand the daily challenges co-teachers face and will give you dozens of methods to address those challenges in your co taught classroom. Kathy is known for her passion and dedication to reaching diverse learners. Her seminars are exciting, hands on and collaborative. You will leave this seminar reinvigorated and inspired to use the dozens of innovative strategies to reach all learners in your co-taught classrooms.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Well presented! It was so easy to stay engaged. I loved all the strategies.”

“Fantastic! Practical! Excellent! I love that this was taught by someone who has experience with students and has been in similar situations as the teachers who attended today.”

“I learned a lot of tools and strategies that will help me reformulate my co-teaching relationships for next year. Even better, I learned quick tips and ideas that will engage my students.”

Kathy Perez has so many great strategies, but more importantly, is a very knowledgeable, engaging teacher.”

“Kathy is full of energy and left me with many ideas. Co-teaching has many possibilities, and it was nice to have a presenter who was able to unpack expectations and strategies!”