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Continuing Education

Increasing the Rate of Progress for Struggling Readers (Grades K-5)

Date: 8:30am PDT August 4 Location: York Graduate Center, Room 116, Graduate Campus

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    Jennifer Burkart, M.Ed.

York Graduate Center, Room 116, Graduate Campus

This course is designed for classroom teachers and literacy/curriculum specialists working with grades K-5, who are interested in increasing the rate of progress for our most tangled readers.

Topics will include diagnostic reading assessments, necessary core classroom practices, strategies for small group instruction, one-on-one conferences, protocols for close reading of text and subsequent constructed response.

Participants will walk away with action plans for classroom and school wide change.

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Monday-Tuesday, August 4-5, 2014

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Instructor: Jennifer Burkart, M.Ed.

Continuing education credit: CEED 876, 1 semester hour, $350

Continuing education credit registration form (PDF)

Noncredit: $250, includes 15 CEUs or PDUs

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About the Instructor

Jennifer Burkart, M.Ed. is currently an Instructional Specialist in the Beaverton Public School District as well as an adjunct professor for the both Reading Endorsement and Special Education programs at Lewis and Clark College.  In her work, she coordinates curriculum, develops and monitors assessment practices, coaches educators in best practices for classroom instruction, delivers staff development and specializes in designing individual reading interventions as well as school-wide action plans for our most tangled readers.

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