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2 Day Event:
March 14, 2018
through March 15, 2018

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$259.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$259.00 per person.

Two Days:
$425.00 per person.

Location: ST. LOUIS
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Helping Your Struggling Readers Strategies that Work! (Grades K-6)


Presented by Literacy Specialists

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Choose from 21 Highly Practical Conference Sessions

  • Hands-On Options
  • Innovative Teacher Resources
  • Hundreds of Effective Strategies
  • … and Much More!

Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Sue Brady is a highly regarded, experienced national literacy presenter, elementary teacher, reading specialist and adjunct college professor. Sue has a strong reputation for staying abreast of current education trends and the latest reading intervention research. She not only understands the very real challenges and rewards of working with struggling readers, but the strategies she shares are ones she has successfully implemented with her own students.

Dr. Denise Gudwin is an acclaimed teacher, author and outstanding, nationally recognized presenter. Experienced as a classroom teacher, teacher trainer as well as an administrator of professional development and a special education program, Denise brings extensive experience working with students who have reading difficulties and is also the author of several books and journal articles featuring best practices for struggling students.

Dr. Mary Howard is a much sought after national literacy consultant. Mary has extensive experience as a Reading Recovery, special education, Title 1, and resource teacher as well as reading specialist and coach. Mary continues to work with children through in-school support. She is the author of three books including RTI from All Sides and Good to Great Teaching (Heinemann).

Conference Agenda

7:45 a.m. - 8:25 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Opening General Session
9:15 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:50 a.m. - 1:05 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
1:05 p.m. - 3:35 p.m. Afternoon Sessions
Participants, please check in at the registration desk each day you attend.

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Morning Sessions
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)
12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m Afternoon Sessions

Who Should Attend

Grades K-6 Classroom Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Special Education Staff, Instructional Assistants, Interventionists, and Administrators.

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook, specifically designed for this conference. Included in the handbook are resource materials for ALL conference sessions, even those you don ’t attend.

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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