MAURINE RICHTER, after earning her degree in Elementary Education at The University of Texas with specializations in Gifted Education and Literacy, spent thirty years as a classroom teacher and received such distinctions as District Teacher of the Year, HEB Educator of Excellence, the Christa McAuliffe National Spirit of Education Award, and the Houston Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year. She now brings her passion for students and teaching to the Appelbaum Training Institute as one of our national trainers, blending her expertise for curriculum and instruction with a desire to show teachers their value as early childhood educators. She has worked with children from birth to age eighteen and recognizes that the key to success as a teacher begins with building strong relationships with children, parents and co-workers. She will touch your life with her humor and charisma. You will leave her seminar "ready and excited" to implement the solutions, strategies, and interventions in your home care programs and centers as you lovingly impact the lives and futures of those in your care. Maurine trains early childhood, elementary and secondary educators.
''Absolutely the best seminar I have ever attended. It was funny, informative, and practical. Please come back.'' Francine Giler
''The seminar was really helpful and chalk-full of ideas I can really use.'' Erin Riley
"Maurine is a wonderful person and I'm pretty sure she just changed my life. Thank you!" Dawn Hafria