• As an author, Ms. Garstecki writes nonfiction pieces for primary and intermediate readers with an engaging style that makes students want to read. Her many articles for parents include improving parent-teacher relationships, toilet training, sibling rivalry, and exploring educational pathways.

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  • As an author, special educator, and parent of a child with special needs, Julia Garstecki offers a global perspective in her presentations.
    "Ms. Garstecki, having taught in classrooms herself, was flexible, engaging and motivating. Our young writers were inspired to try publishing on their own this summer as she shared trade secrets." Kelly Conway, Library Media Specialist
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  • Complete Guide to the Titanic What led to the famous disaster? How many passengers survived? What does Titanic look like now? See Titanic’s construction, meet the passengers and crew that were on board, and discover the deep watery home of the shipwreck, more than two miles below the ocean’s surface.


Author - Speaker - Award Winning Educator

All children can get excited about reading and writing. Some of them don't, but that doesn't mean they won't.

Who?

"I am Julia Garstecki, and have experience as an author, advocate, and 20 years as a special education teacher that can help reluctant learners achieve success.rightowl

If your client needs a writer that thinks like a teacher for a series or project, I can help you. Or, if your school community can benefit from a parent/teacher who also has endured IEPs, survived documentation overflow, and made the tough decisions from both perspectives, email me.

owlnbooksAll children can get excited about reading and writing. Some of them don’t, but that doesn’t mean they won’t. And that’s my passion. My experience as an author, advocate, and special education teacher can help reluctant readers have success."

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School Visits & Presentations

Julia Garstecki has many programs perfect for students, teacher development, and parenting organizations!

See how you can enhance your programs with a visit from Mrs. Garstecki.

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Areas of Expertise

Common core, grades 1-8, special education instruction, Apraxia, Autism, Intellectual disabilities, parenting siblings of different cognitive development, parent-teacher relationships.

If your client needs a writer that thinks like a teacher for a series or project, I can help you. Or, if your school community can benefit from a parent/teacher who also has endured IEPs, survived documentation overflow, and made the tough decisions as a teacher and a parent of a child with special needs, email Julia at julia@juliagarstecki.com.