Denise Trainor has been an exceptional Elementary Educator and Literacy Staff Developer for more than 35 years. Dually certified in Special Education and General Education, Denise also brings a strong background as a certified Reading Recovery teacher to her workshops.
Denise is a trained reading specialist and has participated in decades of professional development alongside Lucy Calkins and the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Staff Developers. She spent 5 years as a national trainer for Frameworks, a Literacy Staff Development Model from University of Wollengong, Australia.
Denise has conducted countless literacy workshops for teachers in New York and Virginia and has been a consistent presenter at state and national literacy conferences across the country.