Education Solutions
for Student Success

Professional Development
for K-12 Educators

Why schools partner with ReflectivEdu

  1. We personalize professional development to meet the school’s needs.
  2. Our professional development is so practical that you can start implementing right away.
  3. We assess students’ knowledge of the English Language by administering reading and writing assessments. 
  4. Our Spanish Writing Ideas Diagnostic® evaluates how students expressing their ideas effectively. 

Why teachers choose ReflectivEdu

  1. We help educators improve English or Spanish instruction with simple and effective strategies.
  2. Our professional learning sessions are  always high-energy, engaging, and provides the boost you need to get back to the classroom. 
  3. You are able to  create a holistic classroom that meets the diverse needs of students
  4. Plus, we provide strategies that make learning fun!

How ReflectivEdu's School Transformational Programs Work

         ReflectivEdu’s School Transformative Program offers a Six Step Model that promotes positive change in your school. This model includes workshops, in-class modeling, and feedback on innovative best teaching practices and procedures in English or Spanish. Our Transformative Model can benefit all, including teachers, students, and the educational system as a whole.

1. Learn Simple Strategies

Teachers are taught to demystify the most effective teaching methods.

2. Observe Strategies in Action

The teacher watches a coach demonstrate a new technique to students.

3. Be Coached by an Expert

The coach encourages and observes as the teacher implements the strategy with their students.

4. Reflect with a Coach

The teacher and coach discusses the students’ learning, and the steps to be taken next.

5. Implement

The teacher executes classroom-tested strategies with their students.

6. Impact Every Student

The teacher is able to create successful learners by utilizing effective strategies that benefit the entire school community.

ReflectivEdu's School Transformational Programs

      ReflectivEdu Programs are tailormade to suit the goals of your school. With these programs, teachers can gain the skills necessary to excel as educators and help their students reach their potential. Our programs cover kindergarten, elementary, middle school, and high school, each featuring 10 workshops that utilize the 6step Transformational Model.

Project-Based Learning

It is a teaching method in which students learn by actively engaging in real-world and personally meaningful projects.

Differentiated Instruction

We use strategies to ensure that students are successful in the classroom by customizing instruction to their individual learning styles and interests.


We analyze the reading culture of classrooms and provide research-based strategies to help children become successful readers.

Authentic Writing

We analyze the writing culture of the classroom and equip students with strategies to improve their writing in terms of content, organization and conventions.

Express Ideas Clearly

We teach strategies to help students promote oral language proficiency and improve their pronunciation for effective communication.

Self-Care Mindfulness

We foster the emotional and intellectual development of students by promoting mindfulness practices in the classroom.

Customize Your Personalized Program

We specialize in crafting personalized transformation programs that address your exact needs. Reach out to us to discuss your specific requirements and receive a tailored proposal.

How ReflectivEdu Applies Writing and Reading Assessments

   ReflectivEdu goes to the school to administer the assessments requested by the school for their students. Subsequently, we provide the school with an analytical report, allowing them to assess students’ writing and reading performance through standardized tests. This enables them to measure the effectiveness of their instruction and establish a connection between student performance and learning objectives.

1. Administer the Assessment

Students take the test at their school.

2. Provide an Analytical Report

ReflectivEdu provides an analytical report across grade levels that highlights the areas of strength and areas that require a more pronounced focus during instruction.

3. Inform the

ReflectivEdu presents the analytical report with recommendations to improve student learning.

Assessments We Provide for Writing and Reading

       The Writing Ideas Diagnostic® and the ETS® TOEFL® tests are both designed and assessed according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The Writing Ideas Diagnostic® evaluates proficiency in English and Spanish, while the TOEFL® evaluates English proficiency in listening, language usage and form, and reading comprehension. Upon completion of either exam, students will receive a certificate and a detailed report outlining their performance.

Writing Ideas Diagnostic®

       ReflectivEdu offers a proprietary Writing Ideas Diagnostic®, a standardized academic writing test created for bilingual schools. This assessment provides administrators, teachers, and parents with valuable insight into students’ strengths and areas for improvement, which can be used to inform instruction. The Writing Ideas Diagnostic® is available in Spanish and English.

Writing Ideas Diagnostic®
Level 1

For 2nd and 3rd graders

Writing Ideas Diagnostic®
Level 2

For 4th and 5th graders

Writing Ideas Diagnostic®
Level 3

For 6th through 8th graders

ETS® TOEFL® Assessments

        The TOEFL® tests offered by ETS® allow you to evaluate your students’ English communication skills, helping you set achievable teaching goals and track their progress. The tests measure students’ proficiency in listening, language usage and form, and reading comprehension.

TOEFL Primary-min

TOEFL Primary® Step 1

For 2nd and 3rd graders

TOEFL Primary-min

TOEFL Primary® Step 2

For 4th and 5th graders

TOEFL Junior-min


For 6th through 8th graders



For 9th through 11th graders

How ReflectivEdu's School Custom-Designed Workshops Work

         ReflectivEdu specializes in crafting personalized workshops that address your specific needs. We meet with schools to identify their requirements and tailor the in-service training accordingly. We offer on-site workshops as well as live virtual training sessions, available in English or Spanish.

1. Learn Simple Strategies

Take the mystery out of effective strategies. 

2. Implement

Execute classroom-tested strategies with your own students right away.

3. Impact Your Students

Use practical strategies to build successful learners.

ReflectivEdu's School Custom-Designed Workshops

       ReflectivEdu offers a diverse range of professional development workshops for teachers, designed to help them unlock their professional potential. Our professional development programs assist teachers in staying up to date with the latest trends and best practices in education. Additionally, our workshops aim to keep teachers motivated and energized in the classroom, resulting in improved student outcomes. We provide practical, ready-to-use strategies in our workshops to equip every teacher.

Our Training Topics


Oral Language

  • Accountable Talk
  • Assertive Communication
  • Formal Language
  • Pronunciation
  • Social Language
  • Vocabulary Building


  • Analyze Reading Practices
  • Comprehension Mini-Lessons
  • Literacy Stations
  • Phonics
  • Reading Assessment
  • Small-Group Guided Reading


  • Content-Area Writing
  • Holistic Grammar
  • Narrative Writing
  • Six Traits of Writing
  • Writing Assessment
  • Writing Process

Overall Instruction & Learning

  • Assessments
  • Classroom Management
  • Community Building
  • Critical Thinking
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Learning: Sensory Integration
  • Mindfulness

School-Wide Approach

  • Curricular Design
  • Effective Planning
  • Incorporating  STREAM: (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math)
  • Project-Based Learning
  • School Leadership
  • Fund Raising


Customize Your Own Workshop to fit your needs

We specialize in creating professional development workshops tailored specifically for your school. Contact us to discuss your unique requirements and receive a personalized proposal.

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Here's What Professionals Say About ReflectivEdu



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Angélica Padilla Crespo

…” Not only do they teach language learning, but the children also have reflective thinking, critical thinking, and use the language much more naturally.”



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Samantha Zaráte Jiménez

…”I want to congratulate Reflectivedu for the amazing training on modeling. I  encourage all teachers to follow the same method as I did.”



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Alejandra González Suárez

…”we have witnessed the growth in his performance and his mastery of the English language, how he navigates and integrates it into his daily life.”

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Claudia Rojo


       “Mary Yonker is an exceptional English coach specializing in bilingual students ranging from preschool to secondary school. Her expertise shines through as teachers eagerly engage in the six-step Transformative Model, attentively listening and learning from her. The profound respect for Mary’s extensive professional knowledge is evident among the teaching staff. It is important to emphasize the effectiveness of the teaching-learning method employed, as it consistently yields positive results.”



Nicholas Aguilar


       “With a flexible and comprehensive training program, ReflectivEdu has successfully empowered Sunland teachers, equipping them with valuable tools and methodologies to enhance their teaching practice. Collaborating closely with Mary, our institution has undergone a remarkable transformation, fostering a profound connection with our educational mission. This transformation has provided us with a strong foundation, enabling us to continue to nurture the artistic and creative vision of future generations.”

Meet Mary Yonker

President & Educational Coach

Mary Yonker, Ed.S

         Mary Yonker, brings a wealth of expertise to the table, stemming from her extensive background as a teacher, college professor, language coordinator, and coach. With her practical knowledge and experience, Mary offers educators in bilingual settings a repertoire of classroom-tested best practices. Renowned for her enthusiastic approach and grounded sensibility, she empowers K-12 teachers with effective strategies tailored to meet their students’ unique needs. Mary’s commitment to excellence is reflected in her exceptional team of educators, who work collaboratively to support the success of both teachers and students.

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