Susan L. Mulkey

Susan L. Mulkey is an author and trainer in social skills, behavior management, effective instructional practices, reading strategies, classroom coaching, and collaborative teaching. Susan has more than 30 years of experience across several educational settings, including elementary, middle school, and high school. She conducts more than 50 workshops and staff development sessions each year in Utah and across the United States. She spent six years conducting training for Department of Defense schools in Germany, Japan, and Korea. She is a former project coordinator for a statewide staff development center, university instructor, consulting teacher, and special/general education teacher. She continues to consult independently for schools and school teams participating in Positive Behavior Supports. She is currently involved in a variety of classroom coaching activities and demonstration teaching related to the use of effective instructional strategies, prereferral interventions related to RTI, schoolwide social skills, and behavior management. Susan has coauthored TGIF: But What Will I Do on Monday?, TGIF: Making It Work on Monday, Cool Kids: A Proactive Approach to Social Responsibility, One-Minute Skill Builder, TRIP: Translating Research Into Practice, Working Together: Tools for Collaborative Teaching, and a video, Working Together: What Collaborative Teaching Can Look Like.


SMART Kids is all about teaching children skills that open doors and provide them with multiple opportunities. SMART Kids gives children a smart start. Lessons are designed specifically to meet the …

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SMART Kids Social Skills Posters

A SMART poster illustrates a Social Story that provides students with the specific behaviors they can practice to demonstrate that social skill. The skills students work on throughout the curriculum include: …

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Teach All, Reach All

Instructional design and delivery become even more critical as schools implement Response to Intervention (RTI). The fundamental concept of RTI is that students receive high-quality instruction and interventions that enable …

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Teach All, Reach All for the Secondary Classroom

Are you concerned about students in your classroom who: Do not participate in instructional activities? Rely on other students to do their work? Do not complete assignments? Perform badly on …

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