Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

BETH HATLEN is an engaging presenter with more than 20 years of experience working with students of all ability levels. As a K-6 reading specialist and classroom teacher, Beth has also served the needs of students in a Title One elementary school. Beth trains teachers in practical, classroom strategies for students with dyslexia. She is a certified trainer in Orton-Gillingham research-based methods. Beth has worked internationally to train and certify classroom teachers, speech pathologists, special educators and reading specialists. Beth is the author of DYSLEXIA: Best Strategies (Grades K-6), the extensive digital resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Additional authorships include NOW Classrooms K-2: Lesson for Enhancing Teaching and Learning through Technology. You will leave this seminar inspired by Beth's passion, encouraged by her ideas and filled with a wealth of new strategies to help all your students gain the skills they need to become successful readers.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Beth's passion and excitement shines through to the entire audience, making them interested, engaged and wanting more!”

“Beth's presentations are engaging and fun; she gave many ideas that could be implemented the next day in my classroom and was also very responsive to her audience's needs and questions.”

“It is evident through Beth's seminar that her thinking is always 'student first'. Beth shows she takes great pleasure in both teaching and presenting.”

“In her seminar, Beth encourages teachers to try new reading strategies. She gives time for hands-on practice during her seminars. This made it easy to return to school and immediately implement strategies to help all readers make progress.”

“Beth is incredibly knowledgeable about dyslexia and has provided me with practical strategies that I can use with my students in my class. Her passion comes through in her presentations which made me both excited and eager to learn even more!”

“Beth has a wealth of knowledge on how to teach reading. She is a true believer in what she is teaching other educators because she has experience using all of these strategies successfully with students across the grade levels.”