2015 National Title I Conference

Leading with Wonder

Katie Garner

Author; National Featured and Keynote Speaker; Education Consultant
Learning & the Brain Research Consortium

Katie Garner is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and educational consultant whose published work on Reading and the Brain has gained national recognition with both the No Child Left Behind, Reading First, and R.T.I. Initiatives. As a featured and keynote speaker at conferences around the country, Katie provides cutting-edge, instructional strategies for aligning existing literacy curriculum and instruction with current neural research. Through lecture and participation in Harvard University's Learning & the Brain Research Consortium, Ms. Garner shifts existing paradigms associated with early literacy skill-acquisition, and her 'backdoor' approach to reading and writing skill-mastery is the subject of her upcoming professional development book series for Stenhouse Publishing.