"Tonya Ward Singer trained all of our elementary teachers in structured verbal engagement strategies. Her presentation was excellent and so well-recieved that teachers across the district began using her strategies the very next day with great success."
Lisa Kotowski, Curriculum and Instruction, Lodi Unified School District
"Tonya's training, demonstration lessons, and coaching have had a tremendous impact on our staff. In recent monitoring and accountability visits, district observers were impressed by the structured pair-share, hand signals and high levels of student engagement in our classrooms."
Maria Cervantes , Principal, Heritage Elementary School, Lodi Unified School District
"Tonya has made an academic impact with her staff development at San Miguel. All teachers have embraced her strategies which are evident on a daily basis in the classroom. These strategies allow all students to have access to the curriculum. San Miguel Elementary is very thankful that Tonya has provided tremendous support and effort in our goal to improve student achievement for all students."
Ron Calloway, Principal, San Miguel Elementary School, Mark West Union School District
"Tonya's enthusiasm, expertise and outstanding communication skills make her one of the most outstanding presenters we have ever had! Her practical hands-on approach keeps the teachers listening and wanting to hear more."
Linda Ortiz, Curriculum Director, Wright School District
“Tonya worked with our district’s needs to design a custom, dynamic presentation on Academic Language Development for site EL Liaisons from our twenty schools. Teachers and principals responded enthusiastically and requested I invite Tonya back to involve all teachers in her informative training!”
Katherine Strach, Coordinator of Categorical Programs, San Mateo-Foster City School District
“Ms. Ward Singer combines her highly developed skills of listening, ‘seeing the whole picture’ and people-skills with her knowledge and experience base. Our overall program of discrete ELD has grown tremendously as a result of Ms. Ward Singer’s support.”
Annie Millar, Coordinator of State and Federal Programs, Sonoma Valley Unified School District
"In my fourth grade class, I have already seen excellent results using the teaching techniques from Tonya Ward Singer. Her engaging approach to teaching has becomes the standard for all classes here at Corona School. We thank her for helping us help our students!"
Jerry Segalla, 4th Grade Teacher, Corona Elementary School, Ontario-Montclair School District
"Very knowledgeable and energizing presenter. Her ideas and methods of implementation were clear, great examples and modeling. The training was awesome and refreshing.
Gail Folz, 2nd grade teacher, Wright School District
"I feel so much more confident with teaching vocabulary in an effective manner. Great energy! Good presenter. She has realisitic expectations since she is an educator herself!"
Mary Ann Mailler, 4th grade teacher, Wright School District
Tonya Ward Singer receives top recommendations from teachers, administrators and curriculum directors. To request additional references, please phone or e-mail.