Fran Rubio-Katz

Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Fran Rubio-Katz is a passionate mother and the founder of The Learning Loft, a holistic tutoring center that utilizes Conscious Discipline. She is a dedicated professional educator, with over twenty-years experience. She has been practicing Conscious Discipline since 2005 and has been an active Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor since 2010. She is known to her students as Ms. Franny and to many parents and teachers as “Franny911”. She is also the owner and operator of Franny911 – Proudly Representing Conscious Discipline.

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Franny has worked with hundreds of children, families and schools throughout the years. She specializes in helping families navigate Exceptional Student Education and bridging the gap between school and home. She creates measurable Conscious Discipline infused interventions and accommodations. She is well versed in Response to Intervention (RTI), 504 Plans and Individualized Education Plans. She understands the social-emotional support required to promote lasting behavioral and academic change. She is a learning coach for children and provides inspiring, interactive workshops for adults.

Ms. Franny holds many professional certifications and achievements in the field of kinesthetic learning. She teaches movement-based academic curriculums, is a Kidding Around Yoga Teacher and volunteer teaches trauma informed yoga to at-risk youth through the Connection Coalition (previously Yoga Gangsters). Ms. Franny has successfully incorporated the powers and skills of Conscious Discipline into her yoga and has worked at length with incarcerated, male youth. She attended Florida International University (FIU) and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education. She resides in Ft. Lauderdale, FL with her family.



    Fran’s began her a career as a first grade teacher and founded The Learning Loft in 2014. She is also a children’s yoga instructor at Kidding Around and volunteers at Connection Coalition Trauma Informed Outreach.


    Fran specializes in special education, RTI, parent education, parent and teacher coaching and creating school to home continuity.


    Fran is a Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor and is licensed to teach Elementary Ed (Grades K-6) with an ESOL endorsement, and General Science (Grades 5-9).


    Fran holds a B.A. in Education from Florida International University.