Susan Hentz is a renowned consultant, author, and teacher. Susan is an inspiring presenter and dynamic speaker working internationally with administrators, educators, instructional coaches, paraprofessionals, and staff developers. Her ultimate goal is to assist schools in providing quality educational programs to promote success and boost student achievement. Susan has over thirty years of teaching experience in a wide variety of school settings with diverse demographics. She now provides support through professional development and coaching to collaborative teams from Boston to Beijing. Susan Hentz is the co-author of A to Z Two Minute Active Learning Tools, co-author of Collaborate Smart: Practical Strategies and Tools for Educators, and Teach Smart: Practical Strategies and Tools for Educators. The emphasis of Susan’s research and practice has been in the areas of staff development, inclusion, consultation, collaboration, communication, co-teaching, instructional strategies for active learning, parent involvement, and classroom management.
Michelle Vacchio has more than thirty years experience in many inspiring educational roles including teaching in special education and general education settings grades K-12, developing and presenting workshops at the state and national level, in addition to her work as a reading specialist, instructional coach and consultant. Michelle is dedicated to supporting student and teacher achievement through the continuous development of instructional practices that engage all learners. Michelle is the co-author of A to Z Two Minute Active Learning Tools, Collaborate Smart: Practical Strategies and Tools for Educators, and Teach Smart: Practical Strategies and Tools for Educators.
Christine Rietveld, our administrative assistant, is an amazingly efficient, organized person. Christine’s focus is on positive customer service experiences. Her ultimate goal is to help our clients not only connect with our team, but to assist in any way possible so that our seminars, coaching, and consultative services are successful. Christine’s win-win attitude and detail oriented demeanor make her an asset to our team’s success.