M-STEP Prep Webinars

Test Literacy & ELA Curricular Connections

Get your students ready! These hour-long, interactive webinars presented by teacher leaders will provide ready to use strategies for addressing test literacy, item directions and format, and M-STEP navigation with students. In addition, presenters will explore how to integrate the content of M-STEP preparation organically into MAISA ELA unit instruction.

These sessions will be recorded and archived. If you can not attend the live session, be sure to register anyway to receive an emailed link to the webinar recording.


  • Elementary Session – Thursday, January 28, 2015 7-8pm
  • Middle School Session – Tuesday, January 26, 2015 7-8pm



Elementary Webinar Facilitator

Beth Rogers is a fifth grade teacher for Clarkston Community Schools, where she has been teaching full time since 2006. She is blessed to teach Language Arts and Social Studies for her class and her teaching partner’s class, while her partner teaches all of their math and science. This enables them to focus on their passions and do the best they can for kids. Beth was chosen as Teacher of the Year for 2013-2014 in her district. She earned a B.S. in Education at Kent State University and a Master’s in Educational Technology at Michigan State University.

Middle School Webinar Facilitator

Jianna Taylor (@JiannaTaylor) is an ELA and Title 1 teacher at Orchard Lake Middle School in West Bloomfield. She is a member of the AVID Site Team and Continuous School Improvement Team at her school, among other things. She is also a MiELA Network Summer Institute facilitator and member of the OWP Core Leadership Team. Jianna earned her bachelor’s degree from Oakland University and her master’s degree from the University of Michigan. She also writes reviews of children’s books and young adult novels for the magazine Library Media Connection.
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