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Kristie Pretti-Frontczak Ph.D.

I provide training, tools, and other resources to support early educators to deal with high-stakes accountability mandates, to push against pressures to “ready” children for Kindergarten, and to address the diverse learning needs of children through intentional teaching delivered within the context of everyday activities...including play.

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  • "Thank you for sharing. These videos will be very useful to groups that I facilitate as conversation/dialogue starters. I am excited to use them to help shift the identity of teachers and preschool staff from fixers of children to supporters or guides. Keep 'em coming!"
    Robin Hornkohl, Community Liaison at Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District (MI)
  • “Thanks for working so hard for our field! I love having access to all the resources you create.”
    Nancy Miller, M.Ed., OTR/L Student Service Consultant-Early Childhood (KS)
  • "I really appreciate your ZEST! You were able to pull together some great resources to help teachers see the good things they are already doing and get some ideas of what else they can do. Thanks again for all your resources online. What an amazing treasure.  I am so appreciative of your work and support."
    Liz Walker, Wexford-Missaukee ISD (MI)
  • "You are a GIFT to our profession Kristie Pretti-Frontczak!!! Thank YOU for all that you do for those of us in the field of early intervention/early childhood special education/early childhood and beyond."
    Misty D. Goosen, Ed.S., Project Coordinator, Kansas Inservice Training System (KS)
  • "Her new Superpowers book was a hit with everyone! We learned so much about the importance of promoting social-emotional intelligence, as the foundation for all learning, while having the opportunity to express our own creativity through the coloring pages. What a fantastic idea for a book!! Kristie....You are a rock star!!"
    Anne Michel, Early Childhood Consultant (IA)

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