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Innovations in Reading (hybrid)

Date: 4:30pm - 7:30pm PST January 6 Location: Beaverton School District, 16550 SW Merlo Rd., Beaverton, OR 97003 (Portable #5)

Beaverton School District, 16550 SW Merlo Rd., Beaverton, OR 97003 (Portable #5)

Join Lewis & Clark’s Reading Intervention Endorsement for Innovations in Reading—spots are available in our Beaverton cohort! This course will meet off-campus and online and is offered at a special cohort-based off-campus tuition rate.

Endorsement Coursework Information

Our Reading Intervention Endorsement coursework applies a dynamic view of literacy to reading and writing instruction in schools, building upon the belief that language—in all its richness of form and function—is the foundation from which effective literacy evolves. Wondering how you can benefit from earning a Reading Intervention Endorsement, or what to expect while in the cohort? Learn more

Upcoming Course in Cohort Sequence

READ 620 Innovations in Reading (Spring 2020): Organizing, managing, and evaluating both classroom and school-wide K-12 reading programs. Students will examine the textbook adoption process, participate in the development and use of a tool for evaluating reading texts, assess components of reading and writing programs, and learn to integrate reading and writing processes throughout the school grades to extend learners’ experiences and enhance their own and students’ capacities to solve literacy problems.

Course Details & Registration

Schedule: January 6, 13, February, 3, 10, 24, March 16, April 6, 20, 2020, 4:30-7:30 p.m. plus online sessions. No class during spring break (March 23)
Location: Beaverton School District, 16550 SW Merlo Rd., Beaverton, OR 97003 (Portable #5)
Instructor: Sarah Dunkin, MAT, and Jennifer Kempf-Burkart, MEd
Degree-applicable credit: READ 620, 3 semester hours, $1,803.
Registration: If you are admitted to our Reading Intervention Endorsement program, register for this class using WebAdvisor. If you are not yet admitted to the program, contact cce@lclark.edu to register.

About the Instructors

Sarah Dunkin is currently a 1st grade teacher and Title I Staff Development Coordinator for the Beaverton School District. Sarah has her MAT and Reading Endorsement from Lewis & Clark College and continues to teach in the Reading Endorsement program at Lewis & Clark College. In addition to teaching students of all ages and levels, Sarah loves to adventure outside with her family.

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

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