Annette Breaux

Annette Breaux is one of the most entertaining and informative authors and speakers in education today. Annette Breaux leaves her audiences with practical techniques to implement in their classrooms immediately. Administrators agree that they see results from their teachers the next day.

Annette’s message is one of practicality and personality in teaching, of feeling and healing in touching students’ lives, and of common sense and creative teaching strategies. Annette’s writings and presentations generate instant impact on the relationships between teachers and students.

A former classroom teacher, curriculum coordinator, and teacher induction coordinator, Annette also developed the FIRST Program, an induction program for new teachers hailed as one of the best in the country. The program was adopted as Louisiana’s statewide model.

Annette has co-authored books with both Harry Wong and Todd Whitaker. Her expertise is in student achievement, classroom management, and new teacher induction. Her books include “101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors,” “REAL Teachers, REAL Challenges, REAL Solutions,” “101 Poems for Teachers,” “Seven Simple Secrets: What the BEST Teachers Know and Do,” “50 Ways to Improve Student Behavior,” “Making Good Teaching GREAT,” and most recently, “The Ten-Minute Inservice: 40 Quick Training Sessions that Build Teacher Effectiveness”.

Annette’s down-south warmth, infectious humor, and ability to touch the hearts of educators invariably bring audiences to their feet. Teachers who have read Annette’s writings or heard her speak agree that they walk away with user-friendly information, heartfelt inspiration, and a much-needed reminder that they truly have chosen the noblest of all professions–teaching.