MCRR 2017 Summer Literacy Workshop
Systematic Literacy Improvement: Putting the Pieces Together
Monday, August 7, 2017
8:15 AM – 3:00 PM | U of MN St. Paul Campus
Cost: $89 early-bird registration through June 30! ($99 after June 30, $55 student rate)
(Includes breakfast, lunch, materials & CEU’s. Parking & lodging not included.)
Kim Gibbons, Associate Director of Innovation & Outreach, CAREI, University of Minnesota
On the topic of systematic literacy improvement
MCRR hosts this annual workshop for teachers, staff, and educational leaders, and others who work with PK-12 students in their literacy instruction. Sessions throughout the day connect participants to the latest literacy research findings and their applications to direct work with students.
The workshop will feature a keynote address along with breakout sessions led by U of M faculty and staff from the College of Education and Human Development. Workshop presenters share findings from their recent literacy reserach projects.
- This day-long professional learning event provides an opportunity for educators to:
find ways to put research into practice
- get new ideas and set productive goals for the 2017-18 school year
- re-group, re-focus, and reflect on classroom and schoolwide instructional practices
network with other literacy professionals
- learn about resources to help your school move forward in student achievement in literacy
K-12 teachers, ELL and special education teachers, principals, literacy coaches, reading specialists, and teaching support staff. Others might include community-based literacy program coordinators or volunteers, K-12 education students, district literacy personnel, or staff and faculty from other colleges or universities with a Teacher Education / Reading Licensure program.