A note from Jen. . .

I have spent over 20 years in public education, first as an English teacher and high school speech coach, then as a reading intervention specialist and literacy coordinator at a high performing high school in the Midwest.  I have also been a Teaching and Learning Coordinator leading 6-12 English/Language Arts, Literacy, Social Studies and our district’s English Learner programming.  I am currently a Director of Professional Learning with Mackin Educational Resources and I have the privilege of partnering with passionate educators and leaders across the nation to unleash the gifts and strengths of the learners in their organization.  As a successful educator, coach, and national trainer I promise to teach, motivate, and inspire educators in my on-site school workshops, virtual webinars, and school district keynotes. Please contact me today to find out more.

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Visit Mackin.com

We at Mackin Educational Resources are pleased to offer FREE Shipping in the Continental USA on all of products sold online. Mackin is a one-source acquisition service providing more than 5 million titles from over 18,000 different publishers through one continuously updated online catalog: www.mackin.com. We are confident you will find that Mackin provides the vast experience, selection and custom services that are necessary to support your schools and be your choice for the highest quality print, digital, and makerspace content. 

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If a school was permitted to have just one training, this is the one! My training will help to raise test scores for all students, decrease discipline challenges, and improve classroom rapport. You will learn how to meet students where they are and lead them where they need to be, capture attention, and promote deeper learning.

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My Bio!

Jen McCarty Plucker is in demand as a seminar leader. Her participants give her the highest marks as she delivers research based, common sense, practical, and proven strategies that are guaranteed to enhance your teaching techniques and improve your students’ performances.

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Mackin Professional Learning

Mackin Professional Learning Consultants, including Dr. Jen McCarty Plucker, partner with school districts across the nation for the transformation of learners and leaders in the areas of Literacy, Innovative Libraries, Makerspaces, and Motivation & Engagement. 

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My Services

About My Services

The strategies I present in my seminar receive universal praise by teachers, because they are research-based, they are easy to use…and because they work! In addition to my evidence-based seminars I also present keynotes for schools and organizations which are highly praised! 

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Differentiated Instruction

Student Engagement Training

In just one day, a better way! My one-day seminar is filled with strategies to 1) promote positive classroom feelings, 2) promote student attention and interest, 3) promote connectedness and relevance, 4) promote self-efficacy, and 5) differentiating using best practices! 

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Accolades About My Presentation!

This was by far the best PD I’ve received in my 11 years here. Exciting and overwhelming at the same time but definitely reinforces a lot of the ideas we have been trying to promote at our school for the last couple years. Jen, you are amazing! Thanks!

This has been one of the best workshops I’ve attended.  I hope we can continue to have high quality PD in the future.  Thanks Jen!

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Which Do YOU Want To Improve First?

How to help your content “stick”? How to create interest and attention? How to create conditions for joyful learning? How to arrange the classroom for maximum performance? Or, how to form relationships that will turn your most challenging children into your biggest allies?

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Jennifer McCarty Plucker