Writer's Workshop

Guest Presenter: Award-winning teacher/author, Jeff Halstead

Monday August 24th, 2015

LVMS Room C-20 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Professional Development Workshop!

Come join an introduction to Writer's Workshop and learn how it is an ideal setting for working with the Common Core writing standards. Jeff Halstead will share his experience implementing Writer's Workshop with his students.

Special Guest Presenter: Jeff Halstead

Awards and Honors:
  • National Education Association Foundation grant winner for 2013
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers: 1996, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006
  • Point of Knowledge Award, YMCA Learning Academy, 2000


  • Ferris High School, Language Arts 1984-2003, 2009 to present
  • Shaw Middle School, Language Arts & History, 1982-1984
Bio: Jeff Halstead is an educational trainer, staff developer, writer, and National Board-certified English teacher. He has been involved in professional development on a local, regional and national level for over a decade, training teachers to create rigorous, student-centered instruction. While "Navigating the New Pedagogy:Six Principles that Transform Teaching" is his first book, his articles have been featured in regional and national magazines as well as major newspapers. He received his master's in education from Whitworth University and lives in Spokane, WA.

Published Author:

  • Navigating the New Pedagogy: Six Principals that Transform Teaching, 2011
  • Empowering Excellence: Creating Positive, Invigorating Classrooms in a Common Core Environment, 2014

FREE Book & Drawings!

Prior to the class date, you'll receive your own copy of the Empowering Excellence book above!

We will also be drawing for YA books for the classroom!

Free! Up to 6 Clock Hours Available!

Thank you! Your BGPS Teaching & Learning Dept.