Our People

High Leverage Practices in Education (HLPEducation) speakers and trainers include a range of nationally recognized experts with broad experience working in school settings to train and coach teachers and support personnel. These experts have been invited presenters and trainers to schools around the world with one simple guiding focus: ensuring that our students receive high-probability practices requires professional development and support that is authentic, engaging, and supportive of practice.

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Terry Scott
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Dr. Terry Scott

  • PBIS training, coaching, and fidelity

  • Effective instructional practices for challenging students

  • Classroom management

  • Tier II interventions and social skills instruction

  • Functional behavior assessment (FBA) and behavior intervention planning (BIP)

  • Managing escalating behaviors

Dr. Rob Pennington

  • Building high quality programs for students with ASD and other developmental disabilities

  • An instructional approach to challenging behavior in students with ASD/ID-

  • Building written language repertoires in learners with ASD and ID 

Dr. Pamela Mims​


  • Systematic Instruction for students with low incidence disabilities

  • Data collection and data based decision making for students with low incidence disabilities

  • Access to the general curriculum for students with low incidence disabilities

    • Literacy and grade aligned ELA

  • Assistive technology to promote meaningful communication for students with low incidence disabilities

  • Inclusion for students with low incidence disabilities

Dr. Peter Alter

  • Implementation of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

  • Classroom Management: Prevention, Instruction and Consequences

  • Unpacking the Tiers: Evaluating Multi-Tiered Systems of Support At Each Level

  • Ten Big Ideas in Classroom Management

Dr. Gwen Berry 

  • Tier II and Tier III academic strategies 

  • Note-taking and study skills

  • Writing 

  • Reading comprehension 

  • Self-advocacy and motivation

  • Inclusive (Tier I) teaching practices for secondary content teachers 

  • Adolescent literacy

  • Explicit instruction and coaching for students with high incidence disabilities

Dr. Kristy Park


  • Classroom management

  • Function-based interventions

  • Applied behavior analysis

Dr. Jon Burt

  • Functional assessment based interventions

  • Academic and Behavioral Response to Intervention (MTSS)

  • Generalization training

Dr. Naomi Brahim

  • Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

  • Restorative Practices

  • Integrating PBIS and RP

  • Coaching PBIS and RP

  • Classroom Management

  • High-Yield Instructional Practices

  • Managing Initiatives from a District Perspective

  • Effective Leadership Skills

  • Positive Attitudes:  Attitudes are Contagious

 Dr. Justin Cooper


  • Classroom Management: Prevention First

  • Integrating Classroom Management in to Academic Instruction

  • Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)

  • Managing Escalating Behavior