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What Participants Are Saying

Presenters rated from 1 to 5 (1-Weak... 5-Strong)
★    ★★    ★★★    ★★★★    ★★★★★

Kimberly Bone

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Los Angeles, CA • June 3rd, 2017

“Kim Bone did an excellent job explaining the structures and modeling them so that all participants are able to implement them immediately.”
—Shana Hardy, 6-8th Grade Coordinator

Kagan Cooperative Learning
San Bernardino, CA • June 13th, 2017

“Kim paced the workshop well. She provided a lot of feedback and answered questions people had. She also gave some real world examples that were nice to hear about.”
—Josephine Chambers, 1st Grade Teacher


Elia Chesnoff

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Win-Win Discipline
Thornton, CO • May 31st, 2017

“Elia made this the best Kagan workshop I have attended. I liked the personal stories and felt my questions were answered.”
—Jane Fillmore, K-5 ESL Teacher

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Conway, SC • June 8th, 2017

“Entertaining and informative, knew the content, and related to "real life" teaching. Elia was the best instructor of any conference I have ever been to. The combination of laughter, learning, and seriousness was beyond my expectations.”
—Danielle Lowrimore, 3rd Grade Teacher


Jeff Dane

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Thinking Skills
Dallas, TX • January 16th, 2017

“Wow! I've been to several workshops and clinics across a variety of industries. He is one of the best. His presentation style and speed reach a vast number of people. Likewise, he often provides practical examples. Thank you, Jeff.”
—Shawn Kohner, 9-12th Grade Teacher

“Jeff was awesome! He kept me engaged the whole time and you can tell that he really cares about kids' hearts and being a positive influence! I would go to any class that he's teaching.”
—Brenna Roth, 9th Grade Teacher


Rick DuVall

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Mighty Vocabulary
Youngsville, LA • June 8th, 2017

“Energetic and very knowledgeable! He isn't a grandiloquent person though! You can tell he has a passion to make teachers successful - in turn the students are successful!”
—Heather Brown, 4th Grade Teacher

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Lisle, IL • June 26th, 2017

“Energetic and very knowledgeable! He isn't a grandiloquent person though! You can tell he has a passion to make teachers successful - in turn the students are successful!”
—Jennifer Theissing, 3rd Grade Teacher


J.J. Gregg

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning Days 1 & 2
Ruskin, FL • July 11th and July 12th, 2017

“J.J. was an amazing trainer. He was very energetic, went over content in detail, and kept me engaged.”
—Jessica Clayton, 2nd Grade Teacher

“J.J. was hilarious and energized. Very good attitude and professional. I would love to attend another of his trainings.”
—Sandra Varn, 2nd Grade ESE Support


Keisha Hill

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Tolleson, AZ • February 8th, 2017

“Our instructor is very knowledgeable and created a vision, safe-learning environment, while keeping it fun and lively. The instructor's background as an administrator loaned credibility to her presentation and the training.”
—Deborah Peptenar, 4th Grade Teacher


Rob Jutras

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Win-Win Discipline
Dallas, TX • January 13th, 2017

“Rob was very informative, helpful, and engaging! His anecdotes and humor made him a memorable instructor. When asked a question in person or via the parking lot, he never failed to address it and any other comments or questions.”
—Belinda Martinez, 9th Grade Teacher


Dr. Carol Lohkamp

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Thinking Skills Day 1
Richmond, KY • July 21st, 2017

“Carol was very outgoing and related everything to middle school classrooms. This was a wonderful way to learn and reflect on how to take this info to my classroom. She did an amazing job!”
—Morgan Frith, 7th Grade Teacher


Dr. Jacqueline Minor

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Dallas, TX • June 16th, 2017

“I am in awe of all I have learned. Five days flew by for me. There isn't one thing that I won't be able to take back from the workshop with Jackie. I can't count the 'ah-ha' moments I had. So excited to start!”
—Whitney Stuebs, 5th Grade Teacher


Dr. Vern Minor

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Florence, KY • June 22nd, 2017

“Best workshop I’ve ever attended! I believe this will change my teaching forever, so thank you!”
—Jolee Conner, 5th Grade Teacher


Kris Osthoff

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Maricopa, AZ • June 9th, 2017

“Kris was super energetic, super insightful, super helpful and fun. This is the most fun training I have ever been to. I wish she worked in my school district. I really liked being around her energy and learning from her.”
—Sandra Brandon, 1st Grade Teacher

“Kris was energetic, exciting and highly motivating, as I was not familiar with Kagan at all. I now realize how empowering and freeing this allows the teacher to become! I loved it and will recommend it glowingly! Kudos to you, Kris, for a job exceeding well-done!”
—Dr. Ruth Morrow, K-12 District Substitute


Angela Pinkerton

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Structures for Little Ones
Dallas, TX • January 13th, 2017

“Angela was very knowledgeable and helpful. I like how she was clear with her directions. She is also very approachable and flexible with working with us. She is truly an amazing instructor!”
—Sheila Nickdam, 1st Grade Teacher


Thomas Searl

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Multiple Intelligences
Phoenix, AZ • June 9th, 2017

“The best. Enthusiastic, involved, and caring. Tom was a key component in understanding and processing the content of the workshop. There was never a dull moment!”
—Araceku Teran, 2nd Grade Teacher


William Stater

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Cary, NC • February 17th, 2017

“William was fabulous. He made the training exciting, never a dull moment. I learned lots of strategies to use in the classroom going forward. examples.”
—Shawn Martin, 5th Grade Teacher

Kagan Win-Win Discipline
Houma, LA • March 23rd, 2017

“Mr. Bill did a wonderful job of presenting and keeping us engaged throughout the day. He is definitely a Kagan believer and a jewel to have on your team! I very much enjoyed today!”
—Melissa Benoit, 2nd Grade Teacher


Rachel Treaster

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

The Writing Process
Las Vegas, NV • February 19th, 2017

“Rachel is the best! She is energetic, fun, and knowledgeable. She teaches us in the style we should teach our students. She kept us engaged and energized - even at the end of four days!”
—Tiffany Dunagan, K-12 ELA Specialist

Kagan Cooperative Learning Day 3
Aurora, CO • March 18th, 2017

“Awesome, amazing, super, fantastic, wonderful, thoughtful, energetic, engaging - I can't say enough! She rocked, knocked it out of the park!”
—Rachel O’Dea, K-5 Teacher


Melanie Willette

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Cooperative Learning
Middleburg, OH • March 27th, 2017

“She was energetic, knowledgeable, and read the room very well. She ensured our engagement with brain breaks and she presented materials in such a way that it was exciting.”
—Rebecca Grimmig, Kindergarten Teacher

Kagan Cooperative Learning
West Des Moines, IA • June 5th, 2017

“Very knowledgeable of the topic and Kagan structures. Excellent teacher, kind, funny, full of energy and knowledge. She made the structures look so easy to learn and apply in my daily teaching.”
—Nancy Galloway, K-4 ELL Teacher


Melissa Wincel

Presenter Rating:
★★★★★

Kagan Structures for Little Ones
Conway, SC • June 5th, 2017

“Melissa is phenomenal! She is such a wealth of knowledge and so personable. I can't say enough about her. The ideas she shared were all so relative to my classroom. It was so nice to have someone understand my needs. I think this was the first training to do that in my twenty-seven years of teaching.”
—Lori Barker, K-5 Teacher