Credentials

Professional Experience

  • Kathleen Kryza's Infinite Horizons/Presenter and Consultant: For over 23 years, Kathleen has presented and consulted internationally on a variety of educational and inspirational topics.

  • Rebecca and Richard DuFour/Solution Tree: (Professional Learning Communities) Learning and the Brain Conferences: November 2012, May 2013, November 2013, February 2014, May 2014, February 2015, May 2015

  • National Speaker for Bureau of Education and Research (BER)/Washington: Kathleen has presented since 1998 for this nationally renowned educational speaker's bureau. Topics include Differentiated Instruction, Inclusion, Co-Teaching, CCSS, Close Reading. WWW.BER.ORG

  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor and Dearborn, Michigan

    • Adjunct Professor, Special Education, 2004-2009

    • Field Instructor, Elementary Masters, 2006

  • Huron Valley Schools - District 1990-2004 - Milford, Michigan

    • Talent Development Coordinator, Differentiated Instruction Coordinator, Teacher Consultant

  • American International School - Lisbon - Lisbon, Portugal

    • Learning Specialist, 1994-1995

  • Maxey Boys Training School - Whitmore Lake, Michigan

    • Self-contained E.I. Teacher, 1987-1990

  • Holly Area Schools - Middle School - Holly, Michigan

    • English and Drama Teacher, 1985-1987

Publications/Multi-Media

Education

  • Eastern Michigan University - Ypsilanti, Michigan

    • Master of Arts Degree - General Special Education, 1992. Supervisory Approval.

    • Endorsement - Special Education-Emotionally Impaired, 1986.

    • Bachel or of Arts Degree - Elementary Education, 1980. Minors: Literature and Language Social Studies.

  • Oakland University - Rochester Hills, Michigan

    • Certificate - Oakland Writing Project, 1986.

  • Michigan State University - Lansing, Michigan

    • Certificate-ABCS Coaches Institute, 2004

Additional Training/Education

  • Rebecca and Richard DuFour - Phoenix, Arizona

    • - Professional Communities

  • Tomlinson, Wiggins and McTiche - New York, New York

    • - Differentiated Instruction and Understanding by Design

  • Eric Jensen - San Antonio, Texas

    • - Brain Research

  • Lucy Calkins - New York, New York

    • - Reading/Writing

  • Carol Ann Tomlinson - Chicago, Illinois & New York, New York

    • - Differentiated Instruction

  • National Writing Project - Berkley, California & Waterford, Michigan

    • - Project Outreach -Oakland Writing Project