Professor Garfield PD

Presented by Colleen McBride

Professor Garfield Professional Development

Saturday, Dec. 12th, 9am


This professional development opportunity will walk you through the multi-award winning website Those who attend will leave with an abundance of resources they can use inside their classroom the next day!

Help Fight Literacy Problems Found In our Classrooms and Country

  • Literacy is the foundation for all learning, yet nearly 40% of all fourth graders in the United States read below the basic level.
  • 60% of all juvenile offenders have problems reading.
  • 40% of adult Americans have trouble reading even simple things.
  • The United States ranks 49th among 156 United Nations member countries in its literacy rate.
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