Speaking/Consultation Areas: Brain-Compatible Instructional Strategies that Work for All Students, A Balanced Approach for Teaching Reading, Cooperative Learning, Learning Styles, Strategic Planning for School Improvement, Study Skills/Test Taking Strategies, Teaching Reading/Writing Across the Curriculum, Teacher Expectation and Student Achievement (TESA), Teambuilding, True Colors Personality/Leadership Style Training

Presentation Style: Dynamic, humorous, well paced, hands-on, colorful, practical.

With over 28 years of experience as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, staff development director, and educational consultant, Dr. Marcia Tate brings her knowledge and enthusiasm to professional development. She is currently the Director of Staff Development for Dekalb County Schools in Decatur, Georgia, and is the author of the new book Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain. She has trained over 50,000 administrators, teachers, business leaders, and parents while modeling effective practices. Her let's-do-it-now approach to modeling effective strategies makes her workshops come alive and opens the way for immediate practical application. Dr. Tate is dynamic and inspirational!