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2 Day Event:
December 11, 2019
through December 12, 2019

Cost of Attendance:

First Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Second Day Only:
$289.00 per person.

Two Days:
$479.00 per person.

Location: ST. LOUIS
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Conference: Maximize GUIDED READING! Strategies That Work! (Grades K-5)

Presented by Expert Guided Reading Specialists

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Guided Reading Strategies to Take Back to Your Classroom!

Choose from 21 Highly Practical Conference Sessions

  • Hands-On Options
  • Guided Reading Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

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

Judy Lynch is a highly experienced Guided Reading Coach, Reading Recovery teacher, author, and national presenter with a passion for helping all children become successful readers. She is a dynamic speaker known for high energy and infectious enthusiasm. Judy consults with schools across the country and shares dozens of innovative, highly practical strategies.

Diane Murphy is an outstanding, experienced Guided Reading Coach, reading specialist and enthusiastic national presenter. Diane will share with you only the strategies and ideas that she has found really work with all readers – from the struggling to high achievers. You will find all her sessions to be fast paced and filled with practical ideas you can easily use in your own Guided Reading program.

Conference Agenda

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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.

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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-5 Classroom Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Special Education Staff, Title I Staff, and Administrators who use Guided Reading in their classrooms

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. These materials include:

  • Numerous Guided Reading strategies you can use right away to better support the needs of your K-5 readers
  • Skill-focused lesson ideas to enhance your Guided Reading instruction
  • Comprehension, phonics and fluency-building lessons you can immediately use in your own Guided Reading groups
  • Vocabulary and word work strategies and activities perfect for grades K-5
  • Resources, ideas and activities to help you strengthen your Guided Reading program to increase reading growth

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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