Create the Classroom of Your Dreams

Hi, I’m Lisa Van Gemert.

I’ve helped over 50,000 teachers just like you create the classrooms they’ve dreamed of, increase student achievement, build engagement, thrill administrators and parents, and grow in confidence and excitement about their teaching.

Using my researched-based, classroom-proven professional development courses, they’ve grown their teaching practice in ways they never thought possible. Let me show you how easy it can be to create the classroom of your dreams.

Are you needing quality professional development, but you’re not quite satisfied with your options?

You’re not alone.

I’ve got a solution for you. Classroom-proven results from PD that won’t make you want to stick a hot poker in your eye.

Whether you’re an individual teacher or a district, your professional development problems are over.



So come on in!

Find out why other teachers just like you can’t get enough.

Professional Development The Way It Should Be

👩🏽‍🏫Are you a teacher looking for great PD? Are you a district administrator needing to provide PD that actually makes its way into classrooms?

👍These courses are the answer!

Peruse the offerings and choose the ones that sound intriguing to you. Don’t worry – you can always come back for more. 

Join the thousands of teachers who have made Gifted Guru professional development their go-to strategy for research-aligned, classroom-proven PD that you will want to refer to again and again.

Your Instructor

Lisa Van Gemert

Using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun, Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and four books, including the Legacy Award winning book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her websites & In her free time, she reads like they’re going to stop printing books any second. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of a lot of sons and live in Arlington, Texas.

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