“The workshop evaluations were outstanding. With over 50 participants representing childcare providers, librarians, parents, and trainers, your ability to connect with such a diverse audience was really impressive… You managed to connect theory and practice in a way that all of the participants will be able to use in their individual settings.” Katie Crotts, Howard County Office of Children’s Services” - Katie Crotts

— Howard County Office of Children’s Services

I am delighted to recommend Sue Trainor.... In her capacity as a Wolf Trap Master Teaching Artist and trainer, Ms. Trainor has developed and delivered a wide variety of professional development programs for teaching artists, classroom teachers and caregivers here in the metro DC area and nationally. These programs have consisted of week long institutes, two to three day trainings as well as three hour workshops. Ms. Trainor was lead Teaching Artist trainor in our stART smART program, a special initiative funded by the US Department of Education that focused on professional development for classroom teachers through the integration of specific music skills, emergent literacy and distance learning. Ms. Trainor not only developed the music content of the training, co-led the institute and conducted many in-class residencies, she was also responsible for developing extensive written content for the website tutorials. Ms. Trainor enjoys expanding and enhancing her knowledge and skills and seeks out every opportunity to further her own professional development. She has attended a wide variety of professional development opportunities offered by Wolf Trap and has systematically requested my assistance in locating resources and information on such topics and infant, toddler, and child growth and development, appropriate practice, children with disabilities, emergent literacy, and many more. In my capacity as professional development coordinator for teaching artists and classroom teachers I have had the pleasure to observe her conducting trainings and her work with teachers during classroom residencies. I have found Ms. Trainor to be exceptionally well organized, conscientious and highly professional. She clearly understands adult learners, is able to appropriately adapt her approach and materials to mee the needs and learning styles of participants.” - Phylis Benner, Former Asst. Dir., Professional Development

— Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts