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Teaching Reading Effectively - May/June 2014 K12 Center

In support of A.R.S. 15-701 – Move On When Reading, A.R.S. 15-704 – AZ READS, and Arizona’s College and Career Readiness ELA standards, the Arizona Department of Education is extending its professional development content while remaining committed to building capacity as the local, regional and state level. Teaching Reading Effectively course is strongly aligned to the AZ College and Career Readiness Standards - ELA: Foundational Skills (K-5), Reading Standards for Literature and Informational Text (K-5) and Language Standards (K- 5). The content includes current research and evidence based practices that are necessary for the development of the technical skills of reading along with academic vocabulary and deep comprehension. Important components of an effective comprehensive reading program designed to develop proficient readers, competent writers and critical thinkers are included in this material. While the training is designed for K-5 instruction, it provides excellent information for K-3 Teachers and Special Education Teachers K-12 implementing school and district literacy plans. Units to include:

• Foundations of Reading
• Learning to Read and Spell: A National Problem and Recommended Solutions
• Basic Principals of Reading Assessment
• The Structure of Language
• Graphophonemic Awareness
• Teaching Word Identification and Spelling Fluency
• Vocabulary
• Comprehension to summarizing

All five days are required: April 3-4 and May 6-7 and May 15, 2014 OR
May 20-22, 2014 AND June 12-13, 2014
Location: K12 Center, 99 E Virginia Ave, Phx AZ 85004

Registration opens at 8:00 am.
Cost will be $265.00 per person (this includes breakfast, lunch and supporting reference books).
Make checks /purchase orders payable to :
Arizona Department of Education

1535 W Jefferson St, Bin #5
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Purchase Orders are being accepted via fax at 602-364-0902 Attn: Billing Representative

Event times: 8:30am-4:00pm.

Please inform your Business Office of your registration promptly. A confirmation number may be required on the day of the event and should also be included on your purchase order. A registration fee is charged for all registrants, including those who do NOT SHOW and have not canceled in writing within 10 business days prior to event start date. All cancellations and or replacements must be received in writing within 10 business days prior to the first day of the workshop for a refund. *Exceptions may be made for emergency situations only up to the first day of event start date. *At the discretion of Arizona Department of Education staff, 'emergency situations' are defined as: illness, accident, etc.  

Who Should Attend: Leadership, General, Higher education, Teachers, Curriculum Leaders, Instructional Coaches
Contact: Mary Wennersten @ 602.364.1804
K-12 Center
99 E. Virginia Avenue Suite 150
Phoenix, AZ 85004
May 20, 2014 @ 8:30AM - 4:00PM 38 $265

All Dates and Times are Subject to Change
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