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Aug
14
Wed
Intensive Small Group Intervention for Struggling Readers in Grades K-2/BMUS @ Blue Mountain Union School
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm
Intensive Small Group Intervention for Struggling Readers in  Grades K-2/BMUS @ Blue Mountain Union School | Newbury | Vermont | United States

Instructor: Allyson Coburn, RR Teacher/Literacy Interventionist 

Dates: August 14 – 16, 2019 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Plus 9 monthly sessions  Thursdays: Thursdays: 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/2, 2/6, 3/5, 4/9, and 5/7  Time: 4:00-7:00 pm

Location:  Blue Mountain Union School

 Cost:     $1000 w/out credit $1390 w/grad credit from St. Michael’s College

Limit- 20 participants

For questions contact: Allyson Coburn ally.coburn@bmuschool.org

Target Audience:Reading Recovery trained teachers, Title 1 Teachers, Special Educators, ELL teachers, Literacy coaches and Primary classroom teachers
(All teachers are required to teach a small intervention group of 3 students for at least ½ year.)

This course is designed to help teachers provide powerful, daily small-group instruction for struggling readers in schools that have implemented Reading Recovery. Combined with Reading Recovery, it provides a systematic approach for improving the reading and writing achievement of the lowest achieving children in the early grades. Students participate in daily 30 minute small group lessons that combine:

*Reading ,Writing, Phonics / word study
*A specially created and sequenced set of original children’s books
*Highly effective teacher lesson plans

Emphasis will be put on professional teacher development in deepening the understanding of many research-based techniques to help struggling readers make accelerated progress. The following materials and resources will be used:

*When Readers Struggle: Teaching That Works
*The Continuum of Literacy Learning
*The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1: Teaching for Strategies in Reading and Writing
*The Leveled Literacy Intervention System*(Orange, Green or Blue depending on Grade level) Schools will need to purchase the System.
*See https://www.heinemann.com/collection/lli?utm_source=fountasandpinnell for pricing and ordering
*The Benchmark Assessment System is also strongly recommended.
Topics

*Assessing and Grouping Students
*Understanding the Lesson Framework
*Coding, Scoring and Analyzing Reading Behaviors
*Analyzing Reading Behaviors to Inform Teaching
*The Role of Oral Language in Literacy Learning
*Systematic Phonics Teaching
*Supporting Writing Development
*Teaching for Phrased, Fluent Reading
*Teaching for, Prompting and Reinforcing Effective Reading and Writing Strategies

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Aug
19
Mon
Intensive Small Group Intervention for Struggling Readers in Grades K-2/Williston @ Allen Brook School
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm
Intensive Small Group Intervention for Struggling Readers in  Grades K-2/Williston @ Allen Brook School | Williston | Vermont | United States

Instructor: Deb Boerner, RRTL

Dates: August 19 – 21, 2019 Time: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Plus 9 monthly sessions  Thursdays: 9/5, 10/3, 11/7, 12/5, 1/9, 2/6, 3/5, 4/2, and 5/14 Time: 4:00-7:00 pm

Location: Allen Brook School, Williston School District

 Cost:     $1000 w/out credit $1390 w/grad credit from St. Michael’s College

Limit- 20 participants

For questions contact: Deb Boerner  dboerner@cvsdvt.org

Target Audience:Reading Recovery trained teachers, Title 1 Teachers, Special Educators, ELL teachers, Literacy coaches and Primary classroom teachers
(All teachers are required to teach a small intervention group of 3 students for at least ½ year.)

This course is designed to help teachers provide powerful, daily small-group instruction for struggling readers in schools that have implemented Reading Recovery. Combined with Reading Recovery, it provides a systematic approach for improving the reading and writing achievement of the lowest achieving children in the early grades. Students participate in daily 30 minute small group lessons that combine:

*Reading ,Writing, Phonics / word study
*A specially created and sequenced set of original children’s books
*Highly effective teacher lesson plans

Emphasis will be put on professional teacher development in deepening the understanding of many research-based techniques to help struggling readers make accelerated progress. The following materials and resources will be used:

*When Readers Struggle: Teaching That Works
*The Continuum of Literacy Learning
*The Fountas & Pinnell Prompting Guide 1: Teaching for Strategies in Reading and Writing
*The Leveled Literacy Intervention System*(Orange, Green or Blue depending on Grade level) Schools will need to purchase the System.
*See https://www.heinemann.com/collection/lli?utm_source=fountasandpinnell for pricing and ordering
*The Benchmark Assessment System is also strongly recommended.
Topics

*Assessing and Grouping Students
*Understanding the Lesson Framework
*Coding, Scoring and Analyzing Reading Behaviors
*Analyzing Reading Behaviors to Inform Teaching
*The Role of Oral Language in Literacy Learning
*Systematic Phonics Teaching
*Supporting Writing Development
*Teaching for Phrased, Fluent Reading
*Teaching for, Prompting and Reinforcing Effective Reading and Writing Strategies

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Deb Boerner is a Vermont Reading Recovery teacher leader—trained as a Reading Recover teacher in 1997-98 and as a teacher leader in 2007-08.  I have worked as a Reading Recovery teacher leader in South Dakota, New Zealand, Arkansas and Vermont.  As a Reading Recovery teacher, I continue to work with children on a daily basis.  Worked as a reading specialist for the Arkansas Department of Education providing professional development (Early Literacy Learning) to classroom teachers.

Sep
24
Tue
Courageous Conversation: BEYOND DIVERSITY/September @ Hampton Inn & Conference Center
Sep 24 – Sep 25 all-day
Courageous Conversation: BEYOND DIVERSITY/September @ Hampton Inn & Conference Center | Colchester | Vermont | United States

Facilitator: Luis Versalles, Pacific Educational Group


Dates: September 24 & 25, 2019  Time: 8:30 am registration 9 am -4:00 pm (Breakfast and Lunches included)

Target Audience: Instructional leaders and coaches, special education leaders, curriculum leaders, select principals and school team members

Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming two-day seminar that helps teachers, students, and administrators understand the impact of race on our lives, our work and our learning. Interactive and stirring exercises strength participants’ critical consciousness of race and leads them to investigate the role that racism plays in institutionalizing achievement disparities. Most importantly, it models and teaches a protocol for discussing race in ways that are productive insightful, and generative. We cannot solve the problems created by systemic racism without discussing race, and Beyond Diversity, a program with a 25-year history and over 100,000 alumni, imparts a method for having Courageous Conversations.

ENGAGE
In a thoughtful, compassionate exploration of race and racism and grapple with how each influences the culture and climate of our schools.

PRACTICE
Using strategies for identifying and addressing the policies, programs, and practices that negatively impact students of color achievement and serve as barriers to ALL students receiving a world-class education

DEVELOP
The knowledge and requisite skills for engaging, sustaining, and deepening Courageous Conversation about the impact of race and racism on schooling.

CORE SEMINAR TOPICS & CONCEPTS
· Courageous Conversation Protocol
· Racial Identity Development and Practice
· (De)Constructing Systemic Racism
· Adaptive Leadership for Equity

COURAGEOUS CONVERSATIONS FRAMEWORK

“The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to speak openly and candidly on the subject of race.”
-Hon. Sonia Sotomayor,  U.S. Supreme Court Justice (2014)

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Nov
5
Tue
Courageous Conversation: BEYOND DIVERSITY/November @ Hampton Inn & Conference Center
Nov 5 – Nov 6 all-day
Courageous Conversation: BEYOND DIVERSITY/November @ Hampton Inn & Conference Center | Colchester | Vermont | United States

Facilitator: Luis Versalles, Pacific Educational Group


Dates: November 5 & 6, 2019  Time: 8:30 am registration 9 am -4:00 pm (breakfast and lunches included)

Target Audience: Instructional leaders and coaches, special education leaders, curriculum leaders, select principals and school team members

Beyond Diversity is a powerful, personally transforming two-day seminar that helps teachers, students, and administrators understand the impact of race on our lives, our work and our learning. Interactive and stirring exercises strength participants’ critical consciousness of race and leads them to investigate the role that racism plays in institutionalizing achievement disparities. Most importantly, it models and teaches a protocol for discussing race in ways that are productive insightful, and generative. We cannot solve the problems created by systemic racism without discussing race, and Beyond Diversity, a program with a 25-year history and over 100,000 alumni, imparts a method for having Courageous Conversations.

ENGAGE
In a thoughtful, compassionate exploration of race and racism and grapple with how each influences the culture and climate of our schools.

PRACTICE
Using strategies for identifying and addressing the policies, programs, and practices that negatively impact students of color achievement and serve as barriers to ALL students receiving a world-class education

DEVELOP
The knowledge and requisite skills for engaging, sustaining, and deepening Courageous Conversation about the impact of race and racism on schooling.

CORE SEMINAR TOPICS & CONCEPTS
· Courageous Conversation Protocol
· Racial Identity Development and Practice
· (De)Constructing Systemic Racism
· Adaptive Leadership for Equity

COURAGEOUS CONVERSATION FRAMEWORK

“The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to speak openly and candidly on the subject of race.”
-Hon. Sonia Sotomayor,  U.S. Supreme Court Justice (2014)

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