Student Workshops

Writing Roller Coaster 2-5

Melissa Forney presents 30-55 min. assemblies that include demonstrations, object lessons, and tips for turning your own writing into SENSATIONAL writing.


Young Authors Conference 2-5

Melissa Forney joins your students for a day of celebrating their newly published writing. She conducts a Masters Class for outstanding writers, presents an assembly called "The Life of a Book," and spends one-on-one time with students who want to meet an author up-close-and-personal.


Poetry Extravaganza 2-5

Melissa Forney shares her own humor-filled poetry, listens to poetry written by your students, and teaches children how to celebrate poetry in many aspects of their lives and interests.

What's New?


The student paperback edition of The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain is now available in our web bookstore. Follow Teddy on her adventures as she travels into Florida on a covered wagon in 1892.  New friends, new sights, new animals, new family...these are all part of her astonishing journey. Come be a part of this award winning story.

New Material!

Melissa is now offering educational materials on at her new store, Melissa Forney's Teacher Spectacular.

Materials include stimulus texts with writing examples, reader's theaters, reading texts, Paraphrase Pickles, Convention Carrots, Citing Celeries, Powerpoint Presentations, manipulatives, foldables, and FREE materials as well.





Dr. Melissa Forney is a nationally known educational and motivational speaker for teachers, administrators, and students. Her seminars, characterized by cutting-edge information and humorous stories, consistently receive the highest evaluations.

Now Available

Listen to "The 12 Steps Cowboy Style" song from her 2011 Summer Conference Series!

New Workshops Available!

Melissa has two new workshops -- find out more!