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Reading Intervention Teacher Professional Development

The Title I Elementary Reading Intervention Teacher Professional Development Program is offered to Title I Reading Intervention teachers who provide direct supplemental intervention instruction to identified students. The program includes large group district professional development sessions with lesson sharing, text study, and on-going individual school site-visits.  Participants will study scientific reading research and implement scientifically research-based supplemental reading intervention instruction to increase student achievement.

Teachers

The Title I Elementary Reading Intervention Teacher Professional Development Program is offered to Title I Reading Intervention teachers who provide direct supplemental intervention instruction to identified students.

Professional Development Objectives:

  • Study Scientific Reading Research
  • Implement Scientifically Research Based Supplemental Reading Instruction to increase student achievement

Professional Development Framework:

  • Six Large Group District Professional Development Sessions including Lesson Sharing and Text-Study
  • On-going Individual School Site-Visits

Professional Development Content:

  • Tier II Intervention - Supplemental Instruction
  • Reading Assessment:  Screening, Progress Monitoring, Benchmark, Outcome
  • Text-Based study of Scientifically-based Reading Research:  Assessment in Perspective, Reading with Meaning, and Teaching with Intention
  • Parent Involvement
  • Communication Skills and Strategies When Working With Classroom Teachers

Group Meetings:

Six large group meetings will be held during the 2013-2014 school year, from 8:00-3:00 PM, at the Montgomery Complex Annex.

*These are proposed topics that are subject to change*

Dates:Topic:Location:Time:
Thursday, September 12, 2013
  • Program Overview
  • "Assessment in Perspective, Focusing on the Reader Behind the Numbers"
Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
Thursday, October 17, 2013
  • Reading Assessments and progress Monitoring
Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
Thursday, November 14, 2013
  • Response to Intervention / SAT Process
  • "Teaching with Intention, Defining Beliefs, Aligning Practice, Taking Action"
Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
Thursday, January 16, 2014
  • Intervention Resources: "Creating Strategic Readers"
Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
Thursday, February 13, 2014
  • Intervention Resources:   Small Group Reading Instruction
  • Reading With Meaning, Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades
Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM

Thursday, April 10, 2014

  • Intervention Resources: Differentiating Instruction
Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM

In addition to the large group professional development sessions, support is provided through on-site visits where interventionists confer with the Title I Resource Teacher.  Visits are conducted two times per year and as requested.

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