Your teachers could be saying this about professional development.

“I have attended many seminars within my teaching profession. Never have I taken such a realistic, yet enlightening class. There is not enough room to write about all that I have learned and how much her teaching style is appreciated.”

“I don’t think I have ever walked away from a seminar with so many techniques I want to try with my students. I intend to use many of these ideas. I have no suggestions – it would be hard to improve on perfection!”

“Really, words cannot express what this week has one for me. Lisa – you have done for inservice what Victoria’s Secret did for bras! Enjoyed it and learned so much!”

“Can you say #productive and #relevant#nisdpd went above and beyond bringing in @gifted_guru

“I was given many easy ways to spark creative ideas and foster original thinking.”

“I just completed viewing both sessions…how wonderful! I have a notebook filled with ideas! Lisa was so knowledgeable and presented with such honestly and humor. It was inspirational. She was a passionate speaker for gifted education and gave relevant, useful ideas to use right away! Great presenter!”

“More great ideas, as usual, from Lisa – all practical, useful, doable and creative!”

“Excellent! She gave so many strategies and activities that we can actually use in our classes with all students.”

“It was wonderful. Keep doing what you’re doing! I’m very excited about what I learned about the brain and strategies.”

“The handout of ideas is awesome!”

“One of the best I’ve attended!”

“I’m excited to use the new assessment techniques and ideas.”

“You opened my mind.”

“Very helpful, very good material, great instructor!”

“Very helpful. New material, not same ole’, same ole’.”

“Very helpful! Good information put straight out.”

“The personal stories really helped me frame the ideas.”

“Lots of great assessment ideas!”

“So many great ideas!”

“I feel confident in being able to identify GT kids.”

“Great job – I got a lot out of this presentation!”

“I now understand more about how to recognize my gifted children and how to help them.”

“Great presentations that are relevant and useful!”

“Great resources and ideas for classroom/students.”

“Your seminar was the best! As an elementary teacher, I want to put these helpful hints into practice starting on the first day!”

“I loved your ideas. I want to do this!”

“A 10! Gave very insightful visuals to depict the social and emotional needs of the gifted.”

“Lots of food for thought.”

“Provides strategies, suggestions, activities that I can use in my classroom.”

“Lisa truly has a gift.”

“I loved everything. The content was presented in such an upbeat way! I truly enjoyed every piece of it. Lisa is very knowledgeable!”

“Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, well-prepared!”

“Lisa is awesome! I could listen to her all day!”

“I really enjoyed the presenter. She really kept my attention the entire time. This is huge for me because I have a very short attention span. Thanks for a wonderful experience!”

“Lisa did an awesome job of engaging us. Her voice and inflection held my attention (I’m ADD!!). Thank you!”

“Lisa is an excellent presenter. I have enjoyed her presentation style as much as the content presented.”

“It was entertaining and more user-friendly than other inservices I have been to.”

“I love the presenter’s way of delivering the material!!!”

“Presented in a very interesting way!”

“The instructor was AWESOME! I wish I had a son or daughter in her classroom.”

“Lisa is awesome!”


“I could listen to you all day!”

“Great job, Lisa! Loved it!”

“Wonderful and gifted presenter (no pun intended!). You were awesome!”

“You are truly such an inspirational and uplifting speaker. I enjoyed every minute. I love your method of presentation.”

“This was a wonderfully challenging workshop!”

“The way Lisa teaches is thought-provoking and engaging.”

“I think you are incredible.”

“You were fabulous!”

“Love your humor and wit!”

“I feel re-inspired! You were great! I really enjoyed your presentation.”

“This was one of the most worthwhile sessions I have had in more than 30 years.”

“The whole focus was inspirational.”

“Your passion and enthusiasm set a great example for me.”

“Very motivating and organized training. Great Saturday!”

“I want anything from this presenter! It was wonderful!”

“I would love to do any training you have. You were absolutely wonderful.”

“More, more, more!!!”

“I am overwhelmed with ideas! Lisa was prepared and knowledgeable. I would love to have more sessions with Lisa Van Gemert.”

“Follow-up desired? Anything from her!”

“Fantastic speaker! I want more sessions by Lisa.”

“I would come to anything that Lisa Van Gemert does. She was amazing. She has such a wealth of knowledge, great sense of humor, and wonderful pacing.”

“I would come to anything with Lisa. Great speaker, interesting and applicable information.”

“I would like anything Lisa does. She is so insightful, she relates everything to our experiences, and deals with challenges very well.”

“This was an amazing experience! I would love to see more of Lisa Van Gemert. I am honored by her passion for students.”

“I would attend any session that you are involved in!”

“I would attend anything she presented!”