Katie Garner

Author; Keynote/Featured Speaker; Literacy Consultant
Learning & the Brain Research Consortium

Katie Garner, M.Ed., is an internationally known speaker, author, and literacy consultant with twenty-five years of experience in elementary grade classrooms across the US, and a passion for infusing neuroscience into literacy and learning! Her fast-paced, dynamic presentations spotlight brain-changing strategies for fast-tracking phonics and boosting existing reading curriculum and instruction with the latest neural research showing how our brains learn best. Katie's "backdoor-to-the-brain" approach to critical skill mastery via the social-emotional "feeling" domain has been shared in both lectures and panel discussions at Harvard and MIT, and is also the topic of an upcoming professional development book series.