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What People Say About My Presentations

"Her presentation was thoughtfully crafted, engaging, and hit on so many of the points we try to raise with our readers and writers!" Deborah Hensley, Horace Mann Elementary School, Wash, DC

"She did a wonderful job. The compliments and kudos have been flying around the school."
Jane Ennis, Jarrettsville Elementary School, Jarrettsville, MD

"Her freshness of approach, honesty and enthusiasm enchanted the children."
Ann Edmonds, The Galloway School, Atlanta, GA

"Susan was fantastic. I find myself referencing things she said about writing with my students. She made a great impression on them." Holly Weise, Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, Princeton, NJ

"Her presentation was as inspirational as it was informative."
Donna Jonte, University Park Elementary School, Hyattsville, MD

"A marvelous guest author/illustrator for any elementary school group of children."
Jeffrey Brewster, International School of Brussels, Belgium

"Your visit with the kindergarten and first graders was truly delightful! You encouraged the students to see themselves as scientists...and you masterfully fielded the students' many enthusiastic questions!"  
Kit Ballenger, An Open Book Foundation Program, Wash, DC

"One of the liveliest and most inspiring presentations that I have experienced at an author talk. The conference participants thoroughly enjoyed it and were very enthusiastic in their conference evaluations."
Linda Kilburn, Sequoyah Regional Library System, Canton, GA 

"Your presentation was stupendous! Now I know to write a book takes lots of patience!"
Mary, fifth grader, Fourth Presbyterian School, Potomac, MD

"Weeks later, teachers were still talking about her outstanding program."
Louise Simone, The Sheridan School, Washington, DC

"Few authors have generated such enthusiasm from the students as well as the teachers."
Betsy Palmer, Olney Elementary School, Olney, MD

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"The students and faculty thoroughly enjoyed our visit with Ms Stockdale. She is full of energy and knowledge about writing. Her pleasing presention manner held the attention of every group she saw." 
Myra Morrison, Trinity School, Atlanta, GA 

"Susan was excellent! She shared a lot of tips that teachers can use in their teaching and students can use in their writing." Faith Bode, Kamehameha Elementary School, Honolulu, HI

"The students and staff were simply enchanted by her presentation."
Maxine Bukowitz, Carrollton Elementary School, Sykesville, MD

"The part I loved was when you told us your mistakes and how you fixed them."
Gabriella, fourth grader, Harford Day School, Bel Air, MD

"The feedback on your programs has been outstanding! Your knowledge, enthusiasm and flexibility were enjoyed by all."  Susan Pannebaker, PA One Book, Every Young Child Program, Harrisburg, PA

"Many teachers commented that you were dedicated, passionate and inspiring. Thank you for your wonderful presentation."
Karen Huff, Shenandoah University Children's Literature Conference, Winchester, VA

"Conference participants commented on how impressed they were by Susan's talent, by her energy, and by her generosity with her time and attention." 
Susan Bernadzikowski, Literacy for All Conference, North East, MD

"Her bubbly and exciting personality engaged the audience. She provided a wonderful learning experience on how a children's book is created." 
Beth Shapiro, Maryland Association of School Librarians Annual Conference, Ocean City, MD

"She gave a dynamic luncheon address which our teachers found interesting and entertaining."  
 Peggy Albers, Georgia State University Literacy Conference Atlanta, GA

"Susan made an outstanding contribution to our Visual Arts and Learning Workshop."
Barbara O'Brien, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

"She is a dynamic and engaging speaker, and the kids and adults were fascinated by her presentation."
Amy Alapati, Damascus Public Library, Damascus, MD