No Reader Left Behind: Grades 3-8
Focus on Tier II and Tier III
Friday, June 26, 2015
Teachers face the daily challenge of improving reading skills in ALL students.
We will spend the day "digging deeper" into the essential skills necessary in providing high quality instruction. Participants will be given explicit examples of how to use data to identify students' instructional needs and match that to a practical, reasonable, and doable instructional response. Tools and instructional strategies will be provided and modeled to assist participants in feeling confident that they can meet the needs of every student. This course is appropriate for anyone supporting or teaching students in grades 3-8 to read, including: administrators, instructional coaches, general education teachers, reading support teachers (Title One), and special education teachers.
Please join us for this learning opportunity so that we will leave no reader behind!
About the Presenter
Shannon Harken, M.A.Ed., Professional Learning and Leadership Consultant
Shannon Harken, M.A.Ed., began her career as an elementary and special education teacher in 1991. She also served as a special education consultant in a problem-solving service delivery system, where she helped school-based teams use data to develop a more efficient, proactive, and systematic process to meet the needs of all students. Shannon currently works as an RtI Professional Learning and Leadership Consultant (PLLC) for Heartland AEA 11.
Based on her experiences, teaching background, and knowledge from experts in the field, Shannon has spent the last 10 years, co-authoring and training RtI modules in the areas of consensus building, infrastructure development, and implementation to hundreds of school-based teams across the country interested in implementing RtI. She also has co-developed several organizational tools, such as a four-box format that groups students with similar instructional needs and provides guidance for an appropriate instructional match and action plans, for school-based teams to use as they work towards implementing RtI.
In addition to training new schools Shannon provides on-going follow-up trainings, holds coaches meetings, and assists buildings with data analysis and decision making. The lessons she continually learns while in the “RtI implementation trenches” greatly enhance her work as she strives to assist schools to raise the achievement of all students.
9:00 am to 3:30 pm. Check-in and Continental Breakfast at 8:30 am.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Check in starts at 8:30
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Bedford, NH 03110
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