Savanna Flakes, EdS, CAS, is an award-winning teacher, experienced instructional leader, and educational consultant who has taught a variety of subjects and led professional development for multiple school levels on a range of topics such as differentiation, literacy interventions, inclusion, co-teaching, and specially designed instruction. Educators who have worked with Savanna have often commented on her experience and knowledge of differentiated instructional strategies to ensure every learner has access to the curriculum and is ready for 21st century success. She is an engaging and enthusiastic international presenter who believes that every child has talents to offer and can be a contributing member in our classroom, school, and society. Savanna holds an education specialist degree in administration leadership, a post masters certificate in education leadership, and curriculum and instruction: literacy, and special education. She is a national board-certified teacher (NBPTS), an international education technology standards certified teacher (ISTE), Google Certified Educator, and the author of a best-selling education book, Shaking Up Special Education: Instructional Moves to Increase Achievement.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Savanna Flakes is the CEO for Inclusion for a Better Future, LLC. She is an adjunct professor at the American University in Washington DC. Savanna Flakes receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Savanna Flakes is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Learning Forward, TASH, and the Council for Exceptional Children.