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A Rallying Cry for All Educators

During this one-hour keynote, author and literacy consultant Kristina Smekens provides a mix of motivation and methodology as she launches a rallying cry to teach with mastery—regardless of the circumstances.

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“Kristina was someone we really wanted to bring to Kettering, so all of our teachers could learn from her and with her.”

Michele Massa

Literacy Coach,
Kettering Schools, Kettering, OH

“All of us felt like, this is it. We can’t wait to get back to our district and start writing. This is our answer we have been waiting for for a long time.”

Julie Cox

District Literacy Coach,
Danville District 118, Danville, IL

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Jeanetta Kathman

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Holmes Middle School, Covington, KY

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