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Anna Matis

Product Development Specialist

Anna Matis is the Product Development Specialist for Seidlitz Education. Her love of language learning stems from childhood experiences as an immigrant and ESL student herself from Budapest, Hungary. Being proficient in multiple languages, she is passionate about second language acquisition for all ages, sheltered instruction strategies, and research pertaining to heritage language learning and long-term ELLs.

As a former Bilingual/ESL specialist, Anna has led professional development, coached teachers, and created educational products for both teachers and administrators working with ESL students with the goal of helping them better meet the linguistic needs of their students. She has presented locally and nationally on best practices for quality ESL instruction, as well as effective training strategies when working with English language learners.