Workshop Description & Overview

AUDIENCE: Administrators who are new to the practice of Guided Reading in Classrooms

DESCRIPTION: Administrators will expand their learning about Guided Reading and explore ways to support this practice in their respective buildings.

**Please come ready to collaborate and share**


~Review a Reader's Workshop Framework

~Review Guided Reading and it's definitions

~Review a Guided Reading Lesson

~Explore how to foster a team approach to improving, supporting, and using this practice in classrooms

~Utilize discussion with other administrators to celebrate successes, explore challenges, resources, etc...


~Device of choice

~Resource books or resources you use in your building related to Guided Reading

Meet our Presenter

Gina Rogers, ELA Content Specialist

Primary Focus Area: English Language Arts

Email: grogers@mresc.org

Background: Gina comes to this position with 23 years of experience as a former classroom teacher and an elementary administrator. She is excited to be working with our tri-county area given the fact that she has roots in all three counties. Gina and her family are natives of Kenton and currently reside in Anna.

Gina earned her undergraduate degree in elementary education/special education from Muskingum College. She also obtained a master’s degree from The Ohio State University in Integrated Teaching and Learning and a principal’s license from the University of Dayton.


Date: January 22, 2020

Time: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm (Please Arrive 15 Minutes Early to Sign-In & Find Your Seat)

Location: Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E North St., Sidney, OH 45365

Lunch: On Your Own (one hour)

Contact Hours: 4.5

Registration Fees (Tiered Pricing System Applies)

$0 - No Cost to Curriculum Team Districts: Districts purchasing presenter contract (i.e. Curriculum Team Districts) may attend at no cost.

  • The following is a list of "Curriculum Team" districts for the 2019-2020 school year: Ada, Botkins, Fairlawn, Hardin-Houston, Jackson Center, Riverside, Upper Scioto Valley, Ridgemont, Kenton City Schools, and Sidney City Schools.

$75 for districts not listed above from Hardin, Shelby, or Logan counties, Boards of DD, and Career Centers.

$105 for school districts outside of the above counties or other agencies/non-profits.

If you have questions about fees or the registration process, please contact Kim Leach at kleach@mresc.org

Registration Deadline

January 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm


Wednesday, Jan. 22nd 2020 at 9am-2:30pm

230 East North Street

Sidney, OH

What time should I arrive at the training site? Please arrive 15 minutes early to each session to complete the check-in process. Please enter through the main entrance and check-in with the Office before proceeding to the second floor multi-purpose room.

Food & Beverage: Bottled water and assorted breakfast bars will be available at the beginning of the session. While coffee or other food will not be served, participants are free to bring snack items for themselves or to share with the group. Please plan accordingly…..

What You Should Bring? Participants should bring note taking materials and writing utensils with them to the session.

Our Cancellation Policy - Cancellations must be received 15 days prior to the event. Cancellations received outside of this policy will not be accepted. Attendees and/or employing districts will be billed accordingly.

Weather Contingency:

Participants should plan to arrive unless they receive a formal “CLOSURE / CANCELLATION” email from the Midwest Regional ESC on the morning of the event. The event will only be cancelled if the Shelby County Sheriff's Office closes the roads to non-essential traffic. Due to the cost of materials for the event, a refund will not be issued unless the MRESC chooses to cancel the event.

Midwest Regional Educational Service Center

Our Vision/Mission: The Midwest Regional Educational Service Center serves and supports students, families, and districts as an innovative educational partner.