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Welcome to the Center for Teacher Effectiveness

We look forward to helping you in any way you need.  Please contact us with any questions, ideas, concerns, recommendations, feedback, compliments, ANYTHING!  We improve through working with great educators and administrators like yourself!    We are here to serve YOU!

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Phone: 1-800-438-1808
Fax: 1-800-801-1872
Address: 220 East Avenue, PO Box 14001 PMB 469, Ketchum, ID 83340

Please Let us know if you have any questions!

Time To Teach

Do you want to improve your classroom or school?

Get the strategies, keys, and content you need to transform your classroom or school to the next level.




Professional Development Trainings

High quality professional development designed by teachers and administrators, for teachers and administrators.




Professional Development Materials

Learn about the Center for Teacher Effectiveness Materials: Books, DVDs, Audio-books, Manipulatives and More!  All of our materials support our fabulous trainings!




Teachers have the hardest job in America.

Among all the tasks that we juggle, two are paramount – curriculum and discipline. Neither is more important, nor can one be effective without the other. We give you the solution to effective classroom discipline and easy-to-implement student engagement and motivation strategies so that you can have more time to teach!

About our Trainings and Materials!

You receive highly practical and proven strategies which can be immediately implemented when you return to your classroom.

Our Focus

Our concentration is redefining teaching and learning in schools and providing highly useful professional teacher staff development. For the last decade, we have been producing and sponsoring high quality, in-depth training programs especially designed for K-12 education professionals.


Teachers and administrators who evaluate our training say that we are redefining teaching and learning in schools by providing powerful, easy-to-use, teacher friendly strategies that immediately improve classroom behavior and that help teachers address diverse learning needs to promote motivation and a desire to learn in all. See our “testimonial” pages.

College Credit

You will receive all of  our impactful content and can also take the course for up to four semester professional development graduate credits.  Move up the salary schedule or use to re-certify!

Powerful Content

Our leading-edge strategies are designed for any grade level and student profile and are sensible, respectful, and powerful. Our strategies will forever improve your classroom and give you more time to teach and your students more time to learn.

Our Mission

Our mission is proven in practice. We strive to provide programs based in research, practical, and easy to implement in every classroom.  We do this through preparing outstanding experts in the subject matter.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide sensible, respectful, and powerful programs that will forever improve your classroom and school and give you more Time To Teach.

Our Core Values

Our core values are: Integrity, Accountability, Diligence, Perseverance, and Discipline.

Our Philosophy

Teachers have the hardest job in America. Among all the tasks that we juggle, two are paramount; curriculum and discipline. Neither is more important, nor can one be effective without the other. We give you the solution to effective classroom discipline so that you can have more Time To Teach!

Are You Ready?

You are in the right place at the right time.  Let’s begin the journey to forever improve the lives of the students in your classroom and school building.  Take the next step today!

Who are we?

Our nationally recognized instructors teach innovative and highly effective discipline and engagement and motivation strategies at seminars and education conferences, in schools and districts, and are helping teachers everywhere! You will find our trainings to be a breath of fresh air. Our “active duty” K-12 teacher-trainers live “in the trenches” on a daily basis and pride themselves in successfully using the research-based strategies they teach to you in their own classrooms.


“Presenter was personable and kept me engaged! Fun, hands-on activities. Plenty of interaction and pushed us to learn. LOVED it”



“This was a fun, insightful and informative seminar. I will use the strategies EVERY day. Great training”



“I regret that this workshop was only one-day. Wonderful, professional, useful and empowering! Best of all, the instructor is obviously dedicated to children”

Our Impact

Our classroom-management training helps prevent School Failure. We put you on the path to School Success. Our strategies can be used tomorrow in the classroom.  Teachers have even reported up to 90% of problem behaviors are
eliminated following our training.

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Eliminate Repeated Warnings

Do our teachers ever find themselves giving multiple warnings and repeated requests?


Improve Your Scores

Are we responding appropriately to the diverse behavioral needs of all students?


Maximize Achievement

Do discipline issues surface and interfere with our teacher’s ability to complete their lessons?


Motivate Your Students

Are unresponsive or unmotivated students diminishing our teacher impact, and student learning?


In the News

Read a recent article in Leadership about the dramatic success of an at-risk school that underwent a Time To Teach training.

Disrupt The Disruptor. A Strategy for You!

Free Download. Your teachers can use this strategy to reduce challenging behaviors in the classroom! Click to download and receive classroom management tips and 10 diffusers that will help your teachers to elegantly remove themselves from center stage when being challenged. These statements help teachers to remain calm when challenged, and best of all, they help “disrupt the disrupter” and instantly end confrontation even before it begins.

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Our professional development helps students and teachers thrive

Are you ready to change the odds of success for your students and teachers? The Center for Teacher Effectiveness is here to help you. We are committed to making a difference in the quality of education and learning for all through excellence in engaging training, helpful materials, and service. We translate information into knowledge, knowledge into action, and action into results, teaming with teachers on ways to help students thrive.


Have a question? Just ask! Leave us a comment with your question and we’ll answer just as soon as we can.


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