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Teachers and administrators alike are raving about Strobel Education's ability to provide effective professional development for teachers and more.

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“Kim Strobel has her finger on what’s right in education right now: a resurgence of happiness to boost learning, a focus on growth mindset, and so much more. Teachers: when the grading piles up, student issues have you down and you’re feeling overwhelmed, go find Kim. She’ll give you inspiration and ideas to lift you up. On second thought, go find her when everything’s going right and she’ll help you climb to new levels!”

~Matt Miller, author, speaker and blogger, Ditch That Textbook, and 10+ year veteran teacher

“The buzz sweeping the education world about Kim Strobel is real. And, it’s no surprise that teachers and administrators are lining up to see her presentations. Simply put, she’s absolutely fantastic. Not only is she a thought leader and expert in her field, but more than that, she’s deeply passionate about helping teachers make a lifelong difference in the lives of students.”

~Hal Bowman, Founder/Creator, Teach Like a Rockstar

“Kim Strobel is a dedicated educator who understands what teachers need. Her magnetic personality and genuine presentation style captivate audiences everywhere she goes. Her enthusiasm is contagious. You’ll love her!”

~James M. Halik, Ph.D., Former Superintendent, Compass-Keynote Consulting, LLC

“Absolutely Awesome! Unlike other workshops, Strobel Education makes the material easy to understand and implement quickly into your instruction. Kim is a wonderful person and an awesome presenter.”

~Dana Campbell, 4th Grade Teacher, Sharon Elementary School

“Every time I talk with Kim, I learn something new. Her drive, work ethic, and true passion for bringing the best possible educational experiences to students are an inspiration. Kim understands that building relationships comes first, and with that foundation, the sky is the limit for students and teachers!”

~Dr. Tara Bishop, Assistant Superintendent, Perry Central Community Schools

“Kim is an expert in her field, fiercely energetic, very well-spoken and above all, she truly understands what it’s like to be a teacher. She’s real and authentic and can turn an ordinary teacher training day into a very fun and well-spent collaboration where knowledge is gained by everyone involved.”

~Angel Zollars, 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher, Washington Middle School

“Kim knows how to engage teachers. She’s open, enthusiastic, and focused. My teachers and literacy coach feel confident returning to school and implementing these lessons. Kim’s knowledge and experience make her a winner with teachers!”

~Tammy Dexter, Director of School Support, Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation

“Kim’s depth of knowledge regarding best practices has aided our teachers in working through this transition. Her ability to facilitate organization and collaboration among participants fully engages teachers in developing and ‘owning’ their own work.”

~Dr. Tracy Lorey, Superintendent, Greater Jasper Schools

“All I can say is WOW! Kim’s training was absolutely awesome! Her knowledge of education practice and strategies is very thorough. She must have demonstrated at least 20 strategies that teachers can use. She explained each one, demonstrated it, and had the teachers practice it.”

~R. Moore, Director of Education, Bloomington, IN

“I am a high school teacher at Brownstown Central. I just wanted you to know how much I enjoyed your keynote presentation on our teacher day! I also wanted to tell you that I can hear in your voice how much you truly miss teaching children every day and changing their lives. However, I wanted you to know that you ARE touching even MORE children’s lives by inspiring teachers! Your influence literally grows exponentially! THANK YOU for what you do! And thank you for what you have done for me and my perspective about my teaching career!”

~Stephanie Hackman, Teacher, Brownstown Community Schools

“This is the second Strobel Education workshop I’ve been to and I love it. Kim is full of knowledge, but presents it in such a real way. She truly knows what it’s like to be a classroom teacher and hasn’t forgotten her roots. Also, I left with so many resources so I don’t have to go searching for them.”

~Aubrey Bush, 1st Grade Teacher, East Side Elementary School

“Genius Hour motivates and encourages students to think outside the box while exploring their greatest passions. My classroom has transformed into a student-driven classroom with high expectations. Genius Hour supports learners of all levels and allows students to explore their true talents. Engagement is at an all time high, and students are excelling like never before!”

~Whitney Litherland, 5th Grade teacher, William Tell Elementary

“Genius Hour has brought that spark of learning back to my classroom! Students are sincerely enthused to come to class on Genius Hour work days. It is magical seeing students passionate about helping others and learning about themselves while still secretly incorporating my English 10 curriculum.”

~Abby Kennedy, ELA Teacher, Jasper High School

“I LOVED everything! You are so high energy and such an engaging speaker with powerful stories. Loved the inspirational quotes, too.”

~Angie Whitmer, Monroe County School, Bloomington, IN

“I was excited to see how giving students the power to do Genius Hour makes them more engaged and enthusiastic about learning. You helped me to see how this is possible in my classroom.”

~Colleen Jackson, Cedar Canyon School, Fort Wayne, IN

“I attended one of your Genius Hour sessions … and LOVED it! I have been using this strategy with two of my behavior problem students each week, and I have seen them light up and fall in love with learning.”

~Kelly Roth, Assistant Principal, North Dearborn Elementary School High Ability Student Services Coordinator, Sunman-Dearborn Community School Corporation

“I feel like I’ve been ‘given permission’ to step away from the rigid demands of the curriculum timeline and veer off to do projects to make kids learn how to be productive citizens.”

~Jamie Bozeman, Stringtown Elementary School, Evansville, IN

“You are honest, enthusiastic and your optimism is authentic, not phony.”

~Kristi Wetzel, Memorial High School, Evansville, IN

“Your energy, joy, and kindness are simply fabulous and the topic was transformative.”

~Kimberly Massoud, Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Indianapolis, IN

“Kim can set our profession on its ear! She is a positive voice that educators need RIGHT NOW!”

~Leah Stinson, Hagerstown Elementary School, Hagerstown, IN