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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.

Elementary Reading InterventionTeachers

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:  Teaching with Intention: Defining Beliefs, Aligning Practice, Taking Action
  • Parent Involvement
  • Communication Skills and Strategies When Working With Classroom Teachers

    Group Meetings:

    Six large group meetings will be held during the 2014-2015 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 11, 2014 Key Elements of Reading Intervention Instruction Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
    Thursday, October 23, 2014 Reading Assessments and Progress Monitoring Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
    Thursday, November 20, 2014 Response to Intervention / SAT Process Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
    Thursday, January 15, 2015 Intensive Expert Instruction Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM
    Thursday, February 26, 2015

    Intervention Resources: 

    Expanding Instructional Time

    Montgomery Complex, Annex Room 8:00-3:00 PM

    Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Intervention Resources:

    Access to Appropriate Text

    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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