Learners Link


About Franny ...
What my clients are saying!
Teacher Academies
Differentiating Instruction
Common Core Strategies
The Invention Workbench
Creative and Critical Thinking
Six Thinking Hats®
Gifted & High Ability
Gifted Program Reviews
Brandman Electives
Online Graduate Credit


Learner's Link Consulting

Connecting Teachers, Administrators, Parents, Students and Community Groups with energizing, hands on workshops, professional development, and on-site graduate courses !

With over thirty years experience as a teacher, curriculum coordinator, staff developer, author, community leader, and university instructor,  Franny McAleer presents effective instructional strategies that bring excitement and relevancy to learning and teaching.  The promise of her workshops is PASSION!   A passion for creativity, engagement, higher level thinking, and student-centered learning! 

The workshops are research based, student tested, connected to the Common Core, and customized for your school or organization..  Strategies presented improve instruction and learning and connect while connecting with Danielson's Domains. For information contact Franny McAleer, franny@learnerslink.com (back up email, franny.mcaleer@gmail.com) or 724-413-6001(text or call).



Workshops or Professional Development designed for you…

Whether it is a district-wide Professional Development workshop or a day concentrating on a particular topic with a specific group of teachers, Franny will provide teachers and staff with  practical, research-based  strategies connected to the Common Core through an interactive, hands-on  presentation.  Educators will leave energized with strategies that they can use the next day.
  1. One-Day Workshop
  2. Sustained Professional Development – A series of workshops designed to provide in-depth professional development, collaboration and sharing
  3. Curriculum Development
  4. Title One Workshops
  5. Teacher Academies
  6. Literacy Coaching
  7. Grade Level Collaborative Coaching
  8. Administrative Leadership Workshops
  9. Graduate Three Credit Courses at your school district (Brandman University, Orange, CA)

Most Requested Topics:

  • Differentiating Instruction
  • Curriculum Design and Student Learning Objectives (SLO)
  • The Common Core:  Higher Level Thinking with DeBono and Bloom
  • The Common Core:  Process and Products
  • Webb's Depth of Knowledge
  • Literacy Coaching
  • Vocabulary Challenges
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Six Thinking Hats
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Leadership Institutes
  • Leadership and Creativity for Students
  • The Inventor's Workbench ... A STEAM Project, Your Invention Convention
  • Strategies for Parents to Support Your Students' Learning


Motivating Workshops ... Student -Tested, Student- Centered, Energizing, Hands On, Research Based

 Mailing  Address

321 Lorlita Lane,        Pittsburgh, PA 15241