Kathy Perez, EdD (Retired)

Professor Kathy Perez is director of the Master of Arts in Teaching Leadership Program and director of Outreach and Professional Development in Saint Mary's Kalmanovitz School of Education. 

Prof. Kathy Perez, Director of Teaching Leadership and Director of Outreach and Recruitment, Kalmanovitz School of EducationAn acclaimed international educational consultant, author and motivational speaker, Perez specializes in innovative instructional strategies, literacy for struggling students and in leadership development. She has worked extensively with teachers, administrators and parents throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore, Caribbean, Africa and Europe.

Professor Perez can address news issues regarding the implementation of Common Core standards, special education and brain-based teaching. Perez is the author of several books, including More Than 100+ Brain Friendly Tools and Strategies for Literacy! (Corwin Press) and Co-Teaching Book of Lists:  A Practical Guide for Teachers (Jossey-Bass). Her most recent book is The New Inclusion:  Differentiated Strategies to Engage ALL Students! (Teacher College Press).  

She can be reached in her office at 925-631-4506 or by email at kperez@stmarys-ca.edu. For assistance in reaching the professor, or with another news topic, please contact Director of Media Relations Ben Enos at 925-631-4222 (office) or by email at bae3@stmarys-ca.edu.