Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Dr. Jennifer Benedict Medina's 26 years of experience have been centered around literacy and literature as a classroom teacher, instructional coach and EL Coordinator. Participants in Jennifer's seminars leave with a wealth of practical, proven strategies to build a strong foundation of literacy and a love of learning in the classroom. With a diverse background in education serving a wide range of grade levels, Jennifer knows what works and what doesn't work. Throughout Jennifer's career, she has been passionate about incorporating the best strategies for helping each student overcome their barriers to learning, improve their mindset and find success as a student. Jennifer is the author of Catching Up Your ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS Who Have Fallen Behind, the extensive digital resource handbook you will receive at the seminar.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“I gained a wealth of knowledge about diverse learners and how to create better educational experiences for my students.”

I can't wait to begin using the tools I was given in this seminar.”

“I learned how to engage a group of diverse learners and build community with the students in the classroom and their families.”

“Absolutely amazing! Best seminar in a long time! All relevant, creative and effective ideas, and hands on.”

Very useful resources and strategies which I can apply immediately in my classroom, and during pull-out groups!”