Oct 8, 2014

Key Note 3 - Dr Katie Novak

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Dr Katie Novak is a Reading curriculum coordinator at both primary and secondary levels, a middle school writing teacher, and an independent 'Universal Design for Learning' x(UDL) consultant in the United States. With twelve years of classroom and university teaching experience and a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, she designs and presents workshops nationally and internationally focusing on teacher implementation of UDL.
Throughout the past twelve years, Dr. Novak has received exemplary teaching evaluations at primary, secondary, college, and graduate levels. In 2013, she was selected by the Gates Foundation to attend the prestigious ECET2 (Elevating and Celebrating Excellence in Teachers and Teaching) conference and the National Teacher Voice convening; both celebrate the work of teacher leaders in the United States. She was also selected by the Teaching Channel to be featured in a series of videos highlighting teacher excellence. Her first book,UDL Now! was released in print and e-book editions in September 2013.
As a sought-after presenter, Dr. Novak inspires the teaching profession to embrace an innovative, standards-based practice through hands-on, engaging presentations. She is thrilled to come to New Zealand to share the universal message that UDL is best practice for every student in the world.

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