Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Angela Searcy is a teacher, therapist and national presenter who is passionate about helping educators working with young students with developmental delays and challenging behaviors. She brings experience as a development therapist and educational consultant, specializing in early intervention strategies. Angela has been featured on WGN Channel 9 Morning News, WGN’s Midday Fix and Public Radio. She holds a M.S. degree in early childhood development, a doctorate in education and has researched interventions for improving behavior in preschool classrooms.

Angela is author of Push Past-It! A Positive Approach to Challenging Classroom Behaviors (Gryphon House Publishing, 2019). She is also the author of Practical Early Intervention Strategies That Work: Supporting Young Children with Developmental Delays and Challenging Behaviors, the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

You will leave with a wealth practical and proven strategies you can utilize to make a real difference in the lives of your young children with developmental delays and challenging behaviors.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Excellent training – I loved every minute of it!”

Dr. Angela was awesome! Her engaging and energetic approach along with all the hands-on activities made for a great day.”

“Angela broke everything down in easy-to-understand and incorporate concepts. Awesome day – could not have been better!

“Loved the hands-on, engaging presentation. Dr. Angela was energetic, positive and vibrant!”

Excellent seminar! I can’t wait to use and integrate the strategies I learned!”

I’m motivated and excited to use what I’ve learned today to help my students.”

Great resources that can be used right away in the classroom. This was a great day of professional development!

“Angela broke the content down and explained everything very well. Today was engaging, very helpful and fun!

I could listen to Angela all day long! Great and very impactful information.”

“My favorite part was Angela’s amazing personality and captivating spirit. Thank you for an enlightening seminar! Such an important topic.”

“Wow! This workshop was extremely informative and fun! Angela captured my attention the whole time.”