Kathy Perez, EdD

Professor, Teacher Leadership Program; Director of Outreach and Professional Development, Saint Mary’s College of California; Author, 200+ Proven Strategies for Teaching Reading, Grades K-8 (2016), New Inclusion: Differentiated Strategies to Engage ALL Students (2013) and More Than 100 Brain-Friendly Tools and Strategies for Literacy Instruction (2008)


The Science of Teaching

The Fairmont, San Francisco, CA or Virtually via Zoom  February 18-20, 2022

Social-Emotional Wellness

Social-Emotional Learning Toolbox: A Guide to Social-Emotional Wellness During Times of Stress

The Science of Teaching

Brain-Friendly Tools for Teaching: Strategies for Success!

Educating Anxious Brains

The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA  February 14-16, 2020

Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

Facilitating Success: Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom

Schooling Social Brains

The Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York, NY  May 3-5, 2019

SEL & Flexible Classrooms

Supporting Student Success: Integrating Social-Emotional Learning in Flexible Classroom Environments

Educating with Empathy

The Historic Fairmont Hotel, Atop Nob Hill,
San Francisco, CA  February 15-17, 2019

Empathy & SEL in the Classroom

Supporting Student Success: Encouraging Empathy and Social-Emotional Learning

The Science of Innovation

The Fairmont San Francisco, San Francisco, CA  February 15-17, 2018

Cultivating Creativity

Cultivating Creativity, Curiosity, and Collaboration in the Differentiated Classroom

Teaching Critical, Creative Thinking

Revitalize Critical and Innovative Thinking: Student Engagement Using Thinking Routines

Educating Mindful Minds

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York, NY  April 19-21, 2018

Positive, Mindful Environments

Creating a Positive, Mindful Environment for ALL Students to Learn

Managing Social-Emotional Learning

Supporting Student Success with Social-Emotional Learning

The Science of How We Learn

Held at the historic Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, CA  February 17-19, 2017