ABOUT US

WHAT DO WE DO

Chart Chicks™ provides professional development sessions to train and facilitate teachers in the  implementation of interactive anchor charts, and other various interactive activities.  These strategies help teachers build student success through high levels of student engagement through repeated interaction with their content.

Melissa McElveen and Erin Siegrist have become the nation’s leading experts on improving student success through the use of interactive anchor charts and other instructional activities.

There are numerous benefits through the application of these strategies, such as:

  • Motivate and energize classrooms
  • Build, retain and apply academic vocabulary   
  • Less behavioral distractions in classrooms
  • Increase instructional alignment to core standards
  • Improve retention of learning through rigorous manipulation of content

Interactive anchor charts, content walls and various other instructional strategies and offered through numerous trainings.  These include, but are not limited to:

  • Making Connections and Creating Inferences
  • Hard to Reach, Hard to Teach Standards
  • Formative Assessments
  • Building Academic Vocabulary
  • Integrating Language Arts and Social Studies
  • Integrating Content Across the Curriculum
  • Developing Higher Order Questioning Skills

Whether your needs are for a grade level, campus or district, we will partner with you to make your 2017-2018 successful for all students and teachers.  Thank you for taking a moment to consider a working relationship with the Chart Chicks™.  Call 800-604-1392 today for special pricing.  

RETENTION
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COMPREHENSION
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ENGAGEMENT
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HIGHER ASSESMENTS
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OUR DEDICATED TEAM

HELPING TEACHERS TEACH

  • Melissa McElveen
    Melissa McElveen Co-Lead Chick

    Melissa McElveen has had numerous roles to help shape her into one of the nation’s leading experts on student engagement and content retention through instructional strategies including interactive anchor charts and content walls.  She has been a math lab teacher, classroom teacher, instructional coach, instructional specialist and an assistant principal throughout her career.

    Her experience has broadened her knowledge and passion for improving instructional strategies to ensure successful students and schools.  She has written curriculum for districts, led campuses in data talks protocols, and delivered numerous professional developments within her districts and at state and national conferences.  Melissa has co-written her second book, Charting with the Chicks: An Interactive Approach to Student Success, and travels with her business partner delivering staff development to campuses and districts throughout the country.

    Melissa and her husband, David live on Lake Palestine and enjoy spoiling their granddaughter, Aubrey.  Golf is one of her favorite past times when she is not on the road helping teachers teach.

  • Erin Siegrist
    Erin Siegrist Co-Lead Chick

    Erin Siegrist has built her 18 year career around education as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, and instructional specialist. By combining her passion for instructing children and supporting teachers, she has become the nation’s leading expert on improving student success through the use of interactive anchor charts and other instructional activities. 

    Her experience as a K-5 classroom teacher has given her many opportunities to develop highly engaging classroom activities that lead to higher levels of student success.  As an instructional coach and specialist, she spent time creating and presenting staff developments based on those instructional activities, that  motivated teachers and helped them to reach higher levels of achievement with their students.  Erin has co-written her first book, Charting With the Chicks: An Interactive Approach to Student Success, and travels with her business partner delivering staff development to campuses and districts throughout the country.

    When not on the road helping teachers, Erin enjoys time at home with her family.  She has been married to her husband, Curtis, for eleven years. Together they are busy raising 2 active boys, Branden and Gunner.  

  • Kenla Miller
    Kenla Miller Admin Chick

    Kenla works behind the scenes to oversee the financial aspects of the company as well as day-to-day details. Kenla graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas with a degree in accounting – and yes, she was always blowing the class curve.

    While attending Stephen F. Austin, Kenla met her husband Lee in the Lumberjack marching band. Kenla and Lee live outside of Lufkin, Texas on what they refer to as “at the Mountain.” They have two grown children and one grandchild.

“We love to see our attendees light up with the excitement of learning, and we’re equally excited to know this will empower their classrooms to excel!”

MELISSA McELVEEN – Lead Chick

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