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Katherine Perez  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Brigham Young University, August 1983

Teaching Experience:

  • Coordinator of Curriculum and Staff Development - West Contra Costa USD (January 1972 - June 1984)

Awards:

  • Marcus Foster Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to Reading in California - (November 2007)
    California Reading Association
  • Rotary International Post- Graduate Fellowship - University of Swanse, Wales, Great Britain (August 1979)
    Graduate Fellowship - Counseling

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Honors English - Holy Names University (May 1971)

Presentations:

Academy of Principals - SINGAPORE - consultant

  • Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter, popular media, general public forum)
    Institute
    (June 2013)

Consultant - Government of Hong Kong

  • Differentiated Instruction to Meet Diverse Needs. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, popular media, general public forum)
    Hong King Special Education Services
    (February 12, 2014)

Consultant - Sydney, AUSTRALIA Schools

  • Brain-Based Teaching to Help All Students Succeed. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter, popular media, general public forum)
    (July 2013)

Featured Speaker

  • Co-Teaching for Inclusion. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Hawaii International Conference on the Education of Teachers
    (January 06, 2014)
  • Teaching Leadership to Transform School Culture. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Learning Forward International Conference
    (December 07, 2013)
  • Strategies for Implementing Common Core Standards. Perez, Katherine (invited, primary presenter)
    California Office to Reform Education
    (August 02, 2013)
  • Co-Teaching to Meet Diverse Needs. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    International Conference on the Ed ucation of Teachers - Bangkok, THAILAND ucation of Teachers
    (June 23, 2013)
  • Teaching Leadership to Transform School Culture. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    International Reading Association
    (May 2013)
  • Co-Teaching to Meet the Needs of English Learners. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Council for Exceptional Children International Conference - San Antonio, TX
    (April 2013)
  • Co-Teaching: Strategies for Strengthening Inclusion. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Leominster Schools, MA
    (February 2012)
  • Brain Research: Implications for Education. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Catapult Learning: Diocese of Los Angeles
    (February 2012)
  • W.O.W. - The Wonder of Words - Vocabulary Strategies. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    California Assoc. of Private Schools Conference - Long Beach, CA
    (November 2011)
  • Teaching to Meet Diverse Needs. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Prseque, Maine Teachers Conference
    (October 2011)
  • Dynamic Differentiated Instruction. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Tehama County Schools
    (September 2011)
  • Brain-Based Teaching. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Diocese of Detroit, Michigan
    (August 2011)
  • Strengthening Your Inclusive Program: Strategies that Work!. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Northampton, Virginia County Schools
    (August 2011)
  • Lesson Mastery, NOT Lesson Mystery: Strategies for Success!. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    National Staff Development Council Conference
    (July 2011)
  • Authentic Assessment that Makes a Difference. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Mistry of Education - SINGAPORE
    (June 2011)
  • Successful Strategies for Teaching Writing. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Ministry of Education - SINGAPORE
    (June 2011)
  • Strategies for Teaching Active Reading to Struggling Students. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Southern Maryland Reading Association Conference
    (March 2011)
  • Co-Teaching: Startegies for Success. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Hilo, Hawaii
    (February 2011)
  • Teaching to Meet Diverse Needs. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Kitikmeot Teacher Conference - Cambridge Bay, Canada
    (February 2011)
  • Active, Engaging Strategies to Teach Writing. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    National Conference on Differentiation - Las Vegas
    (July 2010)
  • Strengthening Your Inclusive Programs. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Bureau of Education and Research - Detroit, MI
    (November 13, 2009)
  • Literacy is not a Spectator Sport. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Sacramento Area Reading Conference
    (November 07, 2009)
  • Charting the New Education Landscape. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    International Confederation of Principals - Singapore
    (July 07, 2009)
  • Visual Integration Strategies to Reach Struggling Students. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    National Conference on Differentiation - Las Vegas, NV
    (July 2009)
  • The Wonder of Words: Vocabulary Strategies. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    International Reading Association - Minneapolis, MN
    (May 05, 2009)
  • Engaging Strategies for Teaching English Learners. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    ASCD National Conference - Orlando, FL
    (March 19, 2009)
  • Authentic Assessment in the Classroom. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Ministry of Education - Singapore
    (March 06, 2009)
  • Lesson Mastery: Bran-Based Teaching. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Academy of Principals - Singapore
    (March 2009)
  • Dynamic Differentiated Instruction. Perez, Katherine (invited, primary presenter)
    Lasallian Educators Conference, New Orleans, LA
    (January 2009)
  • Strengthening Your Inclusive Program: Strategies that Work!. Perez, Katherine (primary presenter)
    Bureau of Education and Research
    (November 2008)
  • Lesson Mastery -- NOT Lesson Mystery. Perez, Katherine (primary presenter)
    Academy of Principals - Singapore
    (September 2008)
  • S.T.A.R.S.S.: Strategies for Teaching Academic Reading to Struggling Students. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    International Reading Association - Atlanta, GA
    (May 2008)
  • Literacy is Not a Spectator Sport. Perez, Katherine (primary presenter)
    Contra Costa Reading Association
    (May 2008)
  • Perez, Katherine (invited, primary presenter)
    International Reading Association
    (May 2008)
  • Schools Fit for All: Culturally Responsive Strategies. Perez, Katherine (invited, primary presenter)
    Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development - New Orleans,LA ment
    (March 2008)
  • "Literacy is Not a Spectator Spoprt!: Strategies for Success". Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    California Reading Association Conference - Ontario
    (November 2007)
  • Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Bureau of Education and Research - Chicago, IL
    (October 2007)
  • "Dynamic Differentiated Strategies". Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    National Conference on Differentiated Instruction - Las Vegas, NV
    (July 2007)
  • Lesson Mastery, NOT Lesson Mystery!. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Ministry of Education - Singapore
    (June 2007)
  • "The Wonder of Words: Vocabulary Strategies" -. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    International Reading Association - Toronto, Canada
    (May 2007)
  • Dynamic Differentiated Instruction: Strategies for Success!. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Ministry of Education - Singapore
    (March 2007)
  • S.T.A.R.S.S.: Strategies for Teaching Academic Reading to Struggling Students. Perez, Katherine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Asilomar Regional Reading Conference - Pacific Grove, CA
    (January 2007)

Publications:

  • Perez, Katherine. 2013. The New Inclusion: Differentiated Strategies to Engage ALL Students, Teacher College Press
  • Perez, Katherine. 2012. The Co-Teaching Book of Lists, Jossey-Bass, Imprint of Wiley Co.
  • Perez, Katherine. (2008). More than 100 Brain-Friendly Strategies for Literacy. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press
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