Diane has been teaching first grade for 30 years. She has Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education, both from Youngstown State University.
She has created hundreds of resources for teachers and she is the author of an educational blog. She has written and published multiple books for children and has received many teaching awards throughout her career. She is a wife and mother of two grown boys.
Diane prides herself on creating a classroom environment where everyone feels safe and welcome, and where every child and every family feels like they are THE BEST OF THE BEST!
Building and Maintaining Meaningful Relationships With Families
Are you looking for a secret weapon for connecting with the families of your students from the start of the school year, and then staying connected? I have all the answers for you and more! This session will teach you how to make connections with families, build those connections, and continue to strengthen those connections, so that the outcome for everyone involved can be positive, rewarding, and educationally sound!