Dedra Stafford

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If you have previously booked Dr. Debbie Silver, or if you are a middle level advocate or technology fan, you probably already know Dedra Stafford.  Dedra has worked with Debbie for the past ten years and is the co-author of Teaching Kids to Thrive with Debbie.  If you can’t get the date you want on Debbie’s calendar, or if you want follow-up training after one of Debbie’s presentations, just contact us about having Dedra at your conference or in your school.

Dedra co-authored the book Teaching Kids to Thrive with Debbie and has recently released a book  Summarization in Any Subject with Rick Wormeli. Dedra Stafford is an internationally known speaker, trainer and author in education.  She is a former middle level teacher and district professional development specialist who now consults and provides staff development in classroom management, differentiated instruction, technology integration, and teacher motivation.

Dedra has presented in 3 international schools and over 30 states. Much of her time is spent supporting high-risk schools in an embedded capacity.  Ms. Stafford holds both an administrator’s and a superintendent’s license and collaborates with district leaders, principals, coaches and teachers across the country supporting their work in providing quality instruction that produces success in the classroom.

A regular contributor to professional journals and online teacher resources, she stays abreast of current educational issues as well as technology trends.  As a former classroom teacher, Dedra Stafford understands the need for professional development that offers practical ideas, which can be implemented immediately into the classroom.

If you would like more information about Dedra Stafford click here to request her full packet and prices or see a list of her sessions here. We are happy to book Dedra to come to your event. We can even design a embedded package with Debbie and Dedra as a duo!