Keys to Early Writing

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

At the Southeastern Regional Education Service Center (SERESC)

29 Commerce Drive

Bedford, NH 03110

603 206-6800

with Lisa Klein, M.Ed.

Sponsored by SERESC and Keys to Literacy

Who Should Attend:

Grades K-3 teachers, Literacy Coaches, ELL teachers, Special Education Teachers, and Administrators

About the Presentation:

This program trains teachers to introduce basic oral and written expression skills to students in grades K-3. Participants learn best practices to address the writing requirements of Common Core standards, use oral language to develop a foundation for written language, introduce the stages of the writing process, and introduce basic text structures for the three types of writing.

Topic Details:

  • Early writing developmental stages and Common Core expectations for grades K-3
  • Suggestions for engaging a community of writers: collaboration, opportunities for feedback, student choice
  • Suggestions for daily writing using quick writes
  • How to teach sentence writing, transitions, and basic paragraph structure
  • Stages in the writing process (think & plan, write, revise)
  • Writing scaffolds, including sentence, paragraph, and multi-paragraph templates


As a result of attending teachers learn a consistent instructional routine for primary grade writing skills that builds strong writers from kindergarten to grade 3.


8:00-8:30 am .......Guest Arrival, Registrant Check-in, Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00 am................Program begins

10:00-10:15 am....Break

10:15-12:00 am....Program

12:00-12:45 pm....Working Lunch and Networking at SERESC

12:45-2:00 pm..... Program

2:00-2:15 pm Break

2:15- Wrap Up

About the Presenter:

Lisa is a senior trainer for Keys to Literacy. Lisa is an experienced educator with a passion for literacy. She began her career in 1995 at the Landmark School, a school renowned for the work they do with children and adolescents with language-based learning disabilities. Throughout her career, Lisa has served as a classroom teacher, a literacy trainer, and a reading specialist, in both urban and suburban schools. Lisa presented teacher training for district-wide adoptions across the state of Florida. She is also serving on the Board of Trustees for Gate City Charter School. Lisa graduated from Rivier College with a M.Ed in Reading and B.A. in Elementary Education and Special Education.

Cost and Registration Information

Check-in and continental breakfast starts at 8:00 am

Presentation starts at 8:30

Lunch at SERESC

Adjourn: 3:30 pm

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance for 6 contact hours


$225.00 Per Participant

$195.00 early registration rate- Register and pay by September 7, 2016---Enter discount code:EARLY*REGISTRATION.

SERESC member districts are eligible for discounts. Please contact Sabrina Bryant for your discount code if you are an educator from a SERESC or (603) 206-6800. SERESC member districts are: Auburn - Bedford - Candia - Hampstead - Hooksett - Londonderry - Merrimack - Pelham -Timberlane - Windham

Registration ends September 14, 2016

Registration closes 7 days before event date. To inquire about available seats after this deadline,

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**Refunds will not be given if the request is received less than 7 days prior to the event.

**Refunds will not be given for “no shows”.

**SERESC does accept substitution of another person with 24 hours of advance notice.

**Registration fee or signed Purchase Order is due on or before the event.

**SERESC reserves the right to postpone or cancel events.


SERESC Conference Center

29 Commerce Drive

Bedford, NH 03110


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