Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

MaryAnn Brittingham is a highly experienced teacher, leading expert in working with students who have challenging behaviors in a variety of settings, and a national presenter on using MINDFULNESS practices in the classroom. MaryAnn is known for her motivational seminars that not only inspire, but give teachers the specific strategies they need to make positive changes to increase students’ success in school, both academically and socially.

She is the author of many books, including Respectful Discipline, Turn Parents Into Partners, SHRINKIN’ STINKIN’ THINKIN’: A Guide to Raising Children’s Self-Esteem, and Strengthen Students’ MINDFULNESS: Increase Your Students’ Self-Control, Attention and Emotional Regulation while Reducing Anxiety and Challenging Behaviors, the extensive handbook you will receive at the seminar.

MaryAnn focuses on practical solutions for helping students be successful in both general education and special education classrooms. She brings to the seminar not only her extensive knowledge of mindfulness and the science behind it, but strategies and ideas you will be able to put into practice to help your own students understand and use the practices themselves.

You won’t want to miss this new, cutting-edge seminar with MaryAnn Brittingham!

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“MaryAnn shared many useful ideas that can be incorporated at all grade levels. She used real-life situations that could easily be connected to any teaching experience.”

“This seminar provided me with eye-opening examples about how we, as teachers, can have a huge impact on the lives of our students.”

“The content presented at this seminar was very realistic and the strategies presented were very practical. MaryAnn is funny and full of energy!”

“This seminar was interesting, empowering and informative. We received great, practical advice for assisting unmotivated students.”

“MaryAnn was very enthusiastic and engaging during the entire seminar. She didn’t just tell us what we can do or need to do, she actually showed us.”

“Very applicable ideas that can be implemented tomorrow with some of our most difficult students. Thank you!”

“This seminar was very motivational and gave practical strategies that can be used right away. MaryAnn kept the energy up and made me feel successful about teaching again. Wonderful!”

“What a great seminar. I came away with practical ideas and a renewed sense of faith that I can make a difference.”

“MaryAnn gave more practical strategies than I have ever received at a professional development seminar. This was amazing!”

“This seminar was outstanding! Very good information to take back to my classroom and to share with my peers.”