Dr. John Collins, founder & managing director
founder and managing director of Collins Education Associates LLC (CEA), Dr.
Collins is an acknowledged expert in converting research on writing and thinking
into practical, time saving teaching techniques for K-12 teachers. He is the
creator of the highly successful Collins Writing Program and the author of
numerous publications including the widely used book
The Collins Writing Program: Improving Student Performance Through Writing and
Thinking Across the Curriculum. The Collins Writing Program is used in
thousands of classrooms by millions of students throughout the United States.
For more than twenty years, Dr. Collins has been providing teacher training and consulting services to schools. John is a master trainer with an unrelenting passion and enthusiam for improving student achievement through writing−comes through in all his workshops and teacher coaching.
CEA, has conducted more than 15,000 workshops
nationwide and has worked with school districts of every
type and size. The National Council of Teachers of
English has singled out communities that use his
techniques for special recognition.
Dr. Collins received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College, Master of Education from Boston University, and Doctor of Education from the University of Massachusetts. He has taught from the elementary to the graduate level. Most recently, Dr. Collins was a keynote speaker at the prestigious Harvard Principal’s Center.In addition to district specific training, we offer open-to-the-public workshops and institutes. These sessions are open to all teachers and are a very affordable PD option.