About Jan

Janice Holter Kittok is a sought after presenter whose practical, interactive, thought-provoking and entertaining seminars consistently receive rave reviews.  She is a knowledgeable and intuitive master teacher and education leader who knows how to engage her audience throughout the whole day.

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Snapshot of Jan

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  • National and International Professional Seminar Presenter
  • Best of Minnesota and Best of Central States Professional Presentations, MCTLC and CSCTFL
  • K-12 Principal and World Language Teacher Licenses
  • MA Curriculum and Instruction: World Language Specialty
  • Past Minnesota Language Specialist, Department of Education
  • Founder’s Award for Education Leadership and Service, CSCTFL
  • Emma Birkmaier Outstanding Language Teacher Award, MCTLC
  • Minnesota Spanish Teacher of the Year Narváez Award, AATSP

Testimonial
“Your presentations were inspirational and informative, relevant and useful.  Your presentation skills are world-classYour workshops were well prepared, exposing us to a range of research, strategies and ideasYour enthusiasm was boundless and you are a wonderfully talented entertainerYou made us laugh, you made us think and you made us learn some Swedish!”
Association of Chinese and Mongolian International Schools, China

Professional Affiliations
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
Central States Conference Advisory Board (CSCTFL)
Learning Forward (formerly National Staff Development Assn)
Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures (MCTLC)
Minnesota Global Literacy Advisory Board (Department of Education)
National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Language (NADSFL)

Selected Contractors
Association of Chinese and Mongolia International Schools (ACAMIS), China
Appleton Public Schools, WI
Blaine Ray Workshops, UT
Bureau of Education Research (BER), WA
Castro Valley Public Schools, CA
Center for Advanced Research in Language Acquisition, U.S. DOE National Language Resource Center (CARLA)
Keller Public Schools, TX
Middle Tennessee State University, TN
Minnetonka Schools Immersion Teacher Training, MN
Moline Public Schools, IL
North St. Paul Schools, MN
St. Louis Park Schools, MN
Springfield Public Schools, MO
Oakland Public Schools, CA
Ohio Foreign Language Teachers Association, OH