Reaching Our Struggling Learners

Two-Day Intensive Conference

November 1-2, 2017 / DFW Area

An In-Depth Session on Reaching Our Struggling Students in Authentic and Innovative Ways

In this exceptional and all new intensive, Kelly Harmon will share new strategies and ideas for igniting a passion for reading in our struggling students. Learn how collaborative discussions can be an avenue to achievement for all students. Guide learners into a growth mindset and cultivate a culture of success. Walk away with practical and ready-to-implement strategies, techniques, and activities to increase student achievement. Dig deep into ways to build parent partnerships and community in your school.

Who Should Attend?

Specifically designed for educators working with grades K-12, Instructional Coaches, Team Leaders, ESL teachers, Administrators, Curriculum Coordinators, RTI Leaders, Title staff, and Special Education teachers.

Big Picture!

  1. Discover ways to reach our struggling learners through innovative and relevant strategies and activities.
  2. Ignite a passion for reading throughout your school community with new ideas for student choice!
  3. Develop positive growth mindsets in your students!
  4. Collaborate with other educators on what is working in their schools and homes.
  5. Discover ways to get parents into your classroom and how to empower them to help their learners.
  6. Increase student achievement with ideas for bringing student's interests into the classroom.
  7. Learn new ways to think about interventions!
  8. Incorporate brain break strategies into your daily routines.
  9. Develop positive relationships with students that cultivates year-long learning.
  10. Walk away with ready-to-implement strategies and activities for your learners.
  11. Help your students to have collaborative discussions and develop executive skills.
  12. Rethink what strategies are and should be. Learn ways to provide students with the best strategies.
  13. Discuss the latest discoveries in research from top researchers in the education world.


"Three thumbs up! Loved all your ideas. You two are an awesome team!" -Olga G.

"Very meaningful seminar! Being able to apply a hands on approach where students are able to take ownership in their learning across the content is great!" -Corina G.

"Best one yet! Loved it! Great resources & strategies!" - Lindsay T.

"High energy, interesting presentation! Very useful information and materials!" Luis P.

Meet the Presenters!

Kelly Harmon is a national presenter & author who has more than 26 years of experience working with at-risk students. She presents on a wide range of topics including Guided Math Instruction, RTI, technology, reading, writing, and strategies for highly effective teachers. Ms. Harmon works as an instructional coach for schools and districts across the United States. In addition to consulting, she also works with the Bureau of Education and Research, as well as Learning Sciences Marzano Center.

Randi Anderson is an elementary educator, blogger, and staff developer with almost 10 years of experience. She taught third and fourth grade in title one schools in the Fort Worth area. Before entering the classroom, Randi studied early childhood education and English as a second language at The University of Texas at Austin. She has a strong passion for making reading and writing authentic and engaging for her students.

Check Out Kelly Harmon's Book!

Kelly Harmon & Robert Marzano teamed up to write Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes. The book is part of the Essentials for Achieving Rigor Series.

Practicing Skills, Strategies, & Processes: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Develop Proficiency explores explicit techniques for mastering this crucial strategy of instructional practice. It includes:

  • Explicit steps for implementation
  • Recommendations for monitoring students’ ability to develop fluent thinking
  • Adaptations for students who struggle, have special needs, or excel in learning
  • Examples and non-examples from classroom practice
  • Common mistakes and ways to avoid them

For more information click here!

Registration Information


$429.99 per participant

Register by October 1st and receive an early bird discount.

You can register by faxing, Calling, or Emailing your registration form in.

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Reaching Our Struggling Students (Two-Day Intensive)

Wednesday, Nov. 1st, 8:30am

4201 Reggis Court

Fort Worth, TX

Location is the Hampton Inn DFW South

For more information on the hotel and directions, click here!

Wednesday, November 1st

8:30am - 3:30pm

Lunch on Your Own Each Day

Thursday, November 2nd

8:30am - 3:30pm

12 Hours of Professional Learning Credit Will be Earned by Each Participant

Each participant will receive a handout of resources and an online code to to access products discussed.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Want to Bring This Training to Your District?

Great! We provide onsite seminars for schools and districts. Our trainings can be customized to meet the specific needs of your students and staff. Contact our us for more information on the trainings and rates! (817) 583-1290

Kelly Harmon & Associates, LLC

Kelly Harmon & Associates began in 2001 with a mission of instructional coaching and providing rich literacy resources for educators and parents. Our work incorporates research-based best practices for teaching and learning. Our services are professional development, curriculum development, instructional coaching, grant writing, project management, and technology integration.