Marcia is an educational consultant who has presented at state, national, and international conferences. Previously, she was executive director of professional development for the DeKalb County School System in Decatur, GA. During her 30-year career with the district, Tate was a classroom teacher, reading specialist, language arts coordinator, and staff development director. She is the author of Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain, 2ndEdition(Corwin Press, 2010), Preparing Children for Success in School and Life: 20 Ways to Increase Your Child’s Brain Power(Corwin Press, 2011), Science Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain(Corwin Press, 2010), and “Sit & Get” Won’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Professional Learning Strategies That Engage the Adult Brain(Corwin Press, 2004).
The Learning Forward Conference avails leaders throughout the country an opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue and effective practices for the purpose of supporting educators and improving student achievement.— 2018 Attendee
Presenters are familiar with adult learning strategies. Attendees are passionate educators who want to improve education for all. Great opportunities to interact with educators from all over the country.
— 2018 Attendee