“Beyond expectations! Absolutely phenomenal — thank you so very much for sharing this valuable work. I will definitely be implementing ALL IDEAS!”
“Exceeded expectations. So much information in an easy-to-follow format. Lots of great CCSS-aligned strategies. One of the best workshops I’ve ever been to!”
“Best session of the entire workshop… maybe the best I ever attended.”
“This was an amazing presentation. The ideas were well presented and the presenter was enthusiastic.”
“Dynamic presenter! Loved the ideas and thoughtfulness behind how to engages students — especially reluctant learners in the classroom. He made the presentation fun and I’m excited to try his strategies.”
“This day was by far my most productive learning sessions. I have already adapted some of Mr. Sztabnik’s lessons to Hamlet. Excellent session.”
I am a classroom teacher with over a decade of experience that loves to inspire, motivate and inform. My students have outperformed the global average on the AP exam year after year. I am an Edutopia blogger, a College Board advisor for AP Literature and Composition, and a Bammy Award nominee as a top Education Commentator/Blogger.
I have presented at the AP Annual Conference, the New York State English Council Conference, EdCampLI, Phi Delta Kappa, and the Long Island Language Arts Council.
I offer three types of keynote addresses and workshops:
- Classroom Culture: How to Inspire Learning and Engage Students
- Reading Revolution: Bold Ideas for Close Reading
- Good to Great: How Teachers Can Make the Leap