Professional Development


Katie Quick is a real teacher's teacher. She has taught every grade level from preschool through 8th grade in nearly every subject area since 2005. With a background in clinical mental health counseling in addition to real classroom experience, Katie has an unprecedented amount of insight and expertise in the urban school setting. As a seasoned motivational speaker and performer, Katie delivers relevant and engaging professional development training that makes an impact. She is an expert in social-emotional learning, teacher wellness, and classroom management and offers a plethora of training options to help teachers not only survive but thrive in the urban classroom setting. Bring Katie Quick to your school and customize your professional development day from her wide variety of offerings. All full and half day training includes Katie's signature musical performances. See below for pricing and details. 

Professional Development Topics: 

​​​Social-Emotional Learning

  • Effective SEL Instruction

  • Emotions and Learning

  • Teaching Students with Emotional Adversity

  • Restorative Practices

  • Trauma-Informed Teaching

  • Mental Health in the Classroom

  • Strategies for Student Anxiety

  • Kindness and Anti-Bullying

  • Creating Meaningful Relationships with Students


Teacher Wellness

  • Self-Care for Teachers

  • Mindfulness for Teachers

  • Stress Reduction

  • Work-Life Balance


At-Risk Students

  • Bullying: A 3-Pronged Approach

  • Supporting New Students

  • Preventing Youth Suicide

  • Creating a Safe and Supportive Environment for LGBTQ Students


Classroom Management

  • Positive Behavior Interventions

  • Curbing Disruptive Behavior


The Arts

  • Integrating Music Across Content Areas

  • Guitar for Teachers

  • The Learning Science of Music

  • Songwriting for Students

Change the emotional climate at your school with Katie Quick.


All professional development and SEL coaching days are fully customizable to meet the needs of your school. Purchase multiple training and/or coaching days and receive a discount. Contact us for pricing and more information. 


Professional Development: 

  • Full-Day Professional Development (6 hours)

  • Half-Day Professional Development (3 hours) 


SEL Coaching and Support: 


Bring Katie Quick to your school for consultation, individual and group coaching, new teacher mentoring, classroom observation and feedback, SEL programming, and more. 


  • Full-Day SEL Coaching and Support (6 hours) 

  • Half-Day SEL Coaching and Support (3 hours) 







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