Testimonials about Dr. Jane Bluestein’s presentations:

Here are some of the comments from elementary teachers who have participated in Dr. Bluestein’s presentations and seminars:

I didn’t know what I was looking for till I came here. I didn’t know what more to do, how to reach these kids. I was losing to the system. Now I can go back to the trenches…
—Elementary Teacher, Baldwin Park, CA

Heartfelt and inspiring! True passion for her subject and for us professionals. There is hope!
—1st Grade teacher, Palmdale, CA

I have never been so inspired to be a better teacher then I have by listening to Jane. She is so down-to-earth, and leads by example. She is incredible, as she has drawn from many experiences to help the teachers—and more importantly, the students.
—Grade 1 teacher, Hay Lakes, AB, Canada

I wish each school in each state and town could hear her wonderful, heart-felt words about dealing with all children. This is one of the best conferences I’ve ever been to.
—Consulting Teacher, Elementary, Milton, VT

You have truly inspired me by your wonderful, positive attitude. What a wonderful way to look at life, not only as a teacher, but as a parent as well!
—4th Grade Teacher, Tempe, AZ

We need this more than anything else in our professional growth, because everything else grows from it.
—Teacher, Colton, NY

Dr. Bluestein is an entertaining speaker who helped me think outside of the box in dealing with difficult students. I cannot wait to return to the classroom to use some of her excellent ideas and suggestions.
—3rd Grade Teacher, Little Egg Harbor, NJ

I completely enjoyed this seminar. I know that I’ll be able to take these strategies back to my room and use them immediately. Thank you!
—6th grade teacher, Waterford, NJ

Now I understand many things that my students have been doing. I see a clear picture on how to approach situations. As a teacher and as a parent, i feel I can be more sensitive to my children. Coming to this workshop changed my life, my way of thinking and my way of doing things.
—1st grade teacher, Palmdale CA

Refreshing to hear from someone who has been where I am now.
—Grs. 5 – 8 Writing and Math Teacher, Hinesburg, VT

This conference was the most motivational conference I have attended this year. As a first year teacher, I have been a part of many professional development/ “helpful hint” courses recently. Jane’s message was so positive and credible from someone who has lived and experienced everything she presents. It will be a journey to implement, but I am excited to try. Thank you.
—4th Grade Teacher, Covina, CA

Great flow of ideas and stories, balanced between concept and application. Excellent and human. This seminar never dragged.
—Workshop participant, Long Beach, CA

I love the practical activities that I can use right away. This seminar explains some of the problems and conflicts I’ve faced in my classroom and how I can avoid them or turn them into positive experiences.
—4th Grade Teacher, Palmdale, CA

The best and most useful seminar I have attended. I hope to implement some of the ideas immediately in my class.
—4th grade teacher, Lakewood, CA

I haven’t laughed so hard in a long time! I had a great time and this workshop was worth every penny! I feel ready to go back to school all fresh and new.
—4/5 teacher, Athabasca, AB, Canada

Dr. Bluestein is one of the most dynamic speakers I have ever heard. I would recommend that all teachers could attend. All teachers, experienced and inexperienced, would call this a positive endeavor.
—Teacher, Wilmington, NC

Common-sense, concrete suggestions for everyday problems and conflicts in today’s classroom environment. Even though I’ve been teaching for many years, I’m looking forward to implementing them in my class tomorrow.
—5th Grade Teacher, Guttenberg, NJ

This seminar was one of the most positive and down to earth sessions I have ever attended. It was great! Jane, you’re wonderful!
—Magnet School Teacher, Bell, CA

Jane’s message was so positive and credible from someone who has lived and experienced everything she presents.
—4th Grade Teacher, Covina, CA

Terrific, useable, practical tools that I can implement right now.
—1st Grade Teacher, Tempe, AZ

One of the best workshops I ever attended—and I’ve been teaching a long time!!
—Resource Specialist, Elementary, Waterford, NJ

I liked the use of stories to illustrate ideas. Good information, presented beautifully and respectfully.
—1st Grade Teacher, La Mesa, NM

This has been the smoothest first three weeks of my 15-year teaching career. Dr. Bluestein is not only dynamic, but effective.
—2nd Grade Teacher, Lakeland, FL

Heartfelt and inspiring! True passion for her subject and for us as professionals. There is hope!
—1st Grade Teacher, Palmdale, CA

Coming to this workshop changed my life, my way of thinking and my way of doing things. Thank you.
—1st Grade Teacher, Palmdale, CA

Excellent! One of the few seminars in recent years that I gained really useful information. Realistic, informative and positive.
—Teacher, Wilmington, CA

Great presentation! Energetic, informative. I intend to apply all these new ideas in my classroom immediately, and I know the results will be only positive.
—Special Ed Elementary Teacher, Sunland Park, NM

The workshop gave me some meaningful information and ideas in working with a particularly difficult student this year.
—2nd Grade Teacher, New Berlin, IL

I was totally delighted that this seminar really focused on useable, positive strategies. What a change from the waste-of-time inservices I’ve experienced.
—Alternative Elementary Teacher, El Paso, TX

I work in an inner city, low income school and have a lot of discipline problems. I really enjoyed this seminar. It gave me a lot of examples to use in my class.
—1st Grade Teacher, Peoria, IL

Absolutely superb! Thank you for encouraging us to think new thoughts about old issues. I believe this session would be beneficial to all teachers in our area, not just those working with the drug prevention team. Made the day go so fast!
—Teacher, Toward a Drug-Free Nebraska, Scottsbluff, NE

This workshop was great! I feel it was the most helpful, useful information that I’ve ever gotten to change my classroom environment and help school become a positive experience for all my students. I’m looking forward to school to use these great ideas!
—2nd Grade Teacher, Spokane, WA

I love the practical activities that I can use right away. This seminar explains some of the problems/conflicts I’ve faced in my classroom and how I can avoid them or turn them into positive experiences.
—4th Grade Teacher, Palmdale, CA

Jane’s interjection of humor—especially when applied to the difficult situations involved in teaching—allowed me to step back, smile, laugh and look at situations in a more positive and optimistic manner. Jane’s energy, wit and expertise are infectious. Left me with renewed exhilaration and hope!
—5th Grade Teacher, Newton, NJ

After 24 years of teaching, I wonder why I never had a teacher, administrator, or class that offered what I have learned these past two days. Very stimulating–not only for use in my classroom, but in my life.
—3rd Grade Teacher, Dallas, TX

Dr. Bluestein is outstanding! I appreciate her understanding, concern for respect, integrity and unconditional acceptance of students. Thanks for the encouragement to look at changes I can make in my classroom to meet the needs of my students where they are.
—2nd Grade Teacher, East Peoria, IL

I felt validated for what I have been doing and I received concrete suggestions to change the things that I have worried about. Thanks.
—First-year Teacher, Chicago, IL

Dr. Bluestein kept my attention for the entire day. I’ve walked away with valuable information and strategies that I can’t wait to try.
—6th Grade Teacher, Buffalo, NY

This was an exceptional workshop. Jane is a very powerful speaker. She shakes up your attitudes and makes you think about how you present things to kids. A humorous, innovative and honest woman. I could have listened to her all day.
—Teacher Assistant, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Fabulous, dynamic! I have renewed ideals and a more positive approach to my teaching. Thank you.
—4th Grade Teacher, East Peoria, IL

Dr. Bluestein gave common-sense, concrete suggestions for everyday problems and conflicts in today’s classroom environment. Even though I’ve been teaching for many years, I’m looking forward to implementing them in my class tomorrow.
—5th Grade Teacher, Guttenberg, NJ

Very inspiring and down-to-earth. Can’t wait to implement some of these ideas in the classroom as well as my personal life.
—2nd Grade Teacher, Skillman, NJ

Great speaker, great materials. Well worth the trip and time. I left the seminar with positive tools to implement in my class.
—4th Grade Teacher, Montrose, CA

You really made me take a good look at myself and the “traps” I’d fallen into while dealing with difficult students. I can’t wait to go back to class and try out some new strategies.
—2nd Grade Teacher, Rochester, NY

This presentation was inspiring. You made me laugh, and brought me to tears. You gave me so many ideas to try that the most difficult part will be deciding which strategies to use first.
—Grade 4 Teacher, Keene Valley, NY

Dr. Bluestein had great energy, was dynamic and ran a well-focused seminar. The information provided was useful and could be modified for any child… I would recommend this seminar to any fellow teacher, social worker, even parent!
—Elementary Teacher, Athens, NY

Wow! I learned more effective strategies here than any conference I’ve ever attended!
—Elem. Special Ed Teaching Assistant, Baldwinsville, NY

Very moving and inspirational. She gave me goosebumps.
—4th Grade Special Ed Teacher, Candor, NY

I was inspired today to keep working toward becoming the best teacher and parent I can be. Thank you for your wisdom, passion and sincerity!
—Remedial Middle School Math Teacher, Dryden, NY

See the rest of the testimonials:

What Administrators, Staff Development Coordinators and Conference Planners are saying about Jane.

What Early Childhood Educators are saying about Jane.

What Middle School Teachers are saying about Jane.

What High School Teachers are saying about Jane.

What Special Education Teachers are saying about Jane.

What Counselors are saying about Jane.

What Parents are saying about Jane.

Links to more information:

Presentation and Interview Topics

About Jane: Jane Bluestein’s bio and links to all things Jane!

Press Kit (Click for a PDF including Jane’s Resume, Speaking Resume, and Media Resume)

Media Interview Questions and Media Policy

Additional Contact Information

Dr. Bluestein’s Schedule

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