Hawker Brownlow Education


Katie Keier


Katie Keier has been a classroom teacher and literacy specialist in
grades K-8 for twenty-four years. She is currently a kindergarten
teacher in an urban, Title I school. A National Board Certified Teacher
in the area of literacy, Katie has a Reading Specialist certificate and a
master’s degree in Literacy Studies. She has participated in Literacy
Collaborative for three years and is trained in Leveled Literacy
Intervention. Katie also participated in the Kennedy Center’s Changing Education Through the Arts
(CETA) program for five years and continues to do ongoing professional
development with this great program. Katie is an adjunct faculty member
for American University (teaching the following courses – Play and Learning, Children’s Literature: A Critical Literacy Approach, Literacy Instruction and Assessment and Literacy through Technology, Media and the Arts) and conducts staff development workshops and interactive webinars.

Katie is available for a wide variety of professional development
opportunities. Please see the Workshops page for a list of workshops
and/or webinars she can present. Katie also presents workshops on
creating literacy communities, play and learning, writing and reading
for preschool through primary grade teachers. She is happy to customize a
workshop, keynote or break out session to meet the needs of the
district and participants.