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Comprehensive Literacy Instruction: The Science of Teaching Reading

INTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION - OREGON BRANCH

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (PST)

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Scholarships are available.  Applications can be found here, and are due by Feb. 2, 2019. Applicants will be notified prior to the early bird deadline so that they may take advantage of this savings if they are not a recipient of a scholarship.

“Comprehensive Literacy Instruction: The Science of Teaching Reading” 

Presented by Margie B. Gillis, Ed.D

This all-day conference with Margie B. Gillis, Ed.D. will cover:
  • The science of teaching reading and how to apply it to K-12 readers
  • Assessing and instructing students with dyslexia 
  • Diagnostic decision tree 
  • Monitoring students' reading progress 
  • How to motivate and teach older struggling readers 

 

Information in this session is aligned to IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards 1, 2, 3, and 4.

 

Margie B. Gillis, Ed.D is a Certified Academic Language Therapist who became interested in reading while at the University of Connecticut where she studied with Isabelle Liberman.  In 2009, Margie founded Literacy How, Inc. to provide professional development opportunities for teachers on how best to implement research-based reading practices in the classroom.  As president of Literacy How and as a Research Affiliate at Haskins Laboratories, Margie creates new opportunities to empower teaching excellence.

In 2010, Margie founded the Anne E. Fowler Foundation to continue to work of her mentor Anne Fowler.  The Foundation supports scholarships for teachers for graduate work in reading and language development. She is the co-founder and former president of Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, the former president of the CT Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, a board member of the Dyslexia Society of CT and New Alliance Foundation, and a professional advisor for Understood and ReadWorks.

 


All attendee will earn six Professional Development Units.

 

Attendees will earn 6 KPS-Aligned Hours for maintaining their CEUs for The Center for Effective Reading Instruction.  CERI requires educators to complete 10 clock hours of continuing education or 1.0C CEU's annually to support certification renewal. 

 

This training has been approved by the Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology for 6 hours of professional development.

 

Washington Teachers:  Clock hours will be available at the event.  

If you are interested in learning more, or would like to purchase Margie's books, please review Margie Gillis' Literacy How Professional Learning Series.


Special thanks to our sponsor:  Concordia University

 

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Policy for Cancellation of Registration and Refunds: Refund will be made for 75% of amount paid if registration is cancelled in writing by January 31, 2019. Refunds will be made for 50% of amount paid if registration is cancelled in writing between February 1, 2019 and February 28, 2019. No refunds for any reason after March 1, 2019.

No other refunds will be made or considered. Verbal requests for cancellation and refund will not be accepted, and date of receipt of the request by IDA - Oregon Branch or its authorized representative will determine eligibility, not the date mailed. Refunds will be processed as soon as possible after written request is received. 

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DISCLAIMER:  The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) - Oregon Branch is pleased to present a forum for information to benefit its constituents. It is IDA’s policy to not recommend or endorse any specific program, product, institution, company, or instructional material, noting that there are a number of such that present the critical components of instruction as defined by IDA’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. Any program, product, institution, company, or instructional material carrying the IDA Accredited seal meets the IDA Standards. Advertisements or products in this, or any other conference-related material, do not necessarily reflect the views of IDA or its branches.

Have questions about Comprehensive Literacy Instruction: The Science of Teaching Reading? Contact INTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION - OREGON BRANCH

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Concordia University
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, OR 97211

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (PST)


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INTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION - OREGON BRANCH

International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia.  IDA membership consists of a variety of professionals in partnership with people with dyslexia and their families and all others interested in The Association’s mission.

We believe that all individuals have the right to achieve their potential, that individual learning abilities can be strengthened and that social, educational and cultural barriers to language acquisition and use must be removed.

IDA actively promotes effective teaching approaches and related clinical educational intervention strategies for people with dyslexia.  We support and encourage interdisciplinary research.  We facilitate the exploration of the causes and early identification of dyslexia and are committed to the responsible and wide dissemination of research based knowledge.

International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is pleased to present a forum for information to benefit its constituents. It is IDA's policy to not recommend or endorse any specific program, product, institution, company, or instructional material, noting that there are a number of such that present the critical components of instruction as defined by IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. Any program, product, institution, company, or instructional material carrying IDA Recognized Accredited  seal meets IDA Standards. 

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