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2 Day Event:
Nov 18, 2020 - Nov 19
Start Time:
Online at
7:00 am – 1:30 pm
Pacific
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Registration Fee:
First Day Only:
$289
Second Day Only:
$289
Two Days:
$479
Live Online Event:


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If you are not satisfied with this program, we'll give you a 100% refund of your registration fee.

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This event will be presented as a Live Online Event.

Two-Day Conference:
Struggling Readers Conference

Presented by Literacy Specialists

Bureau of Education & Research - Professional Staff Development Conference

Help Your Struggling Readers: Strategies That Work!

Choose from 21 Strategy-Packed Conference Sessions:

  • Outstanding Trainers
  • Reading Resources
  • Hundreds of Practical Strategies
  • … and Much More!
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Uniquely Qualified Instructors

Kelly Harmon is an international educational consultant with more than 25 years of experience working with struggling readers. Her engaging presentations provide a wealth of real and practical reading strategies any teacher could use immediately whether teaching online or in-person. Her work with teachers and school teams in organizing program structures, developing teacher expertise in instruction and fine tuning assessment practices for targeted instruction has led to increased student achievement and has given her international recognition as an expert in the field.

Annemarie Johnson is an outstanding teacher with over 30 years of teaching experience. She is an accomplished, enthusiastic and energetic presenter and shares only the strategies she knows really work with struggling readers but truly with all students. You are sure to find Annemarie's sessions full of innovative, practical, teacher-friendly ideas you will be excited to use in your own classroom as you support your struggling readers.

Mary Peterson is an enthusiastic teacher known for her highly motivating ideas and the practicality of her sessions. She brings years of experience teaching reading along with no-nonsense, research-based strategies and activities that you can apply and adapt to fit the needs of your struggling readers. Her sessions are fast-paced, inspiring and above all, practical! You will leave her sessions with dozens of ideas, strategies, tips, and tools you can use immediately!

Conference Agenda

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Live Online Conference
7:00 am – 1:30 pm Pacific

Day 1

Opening General Session
Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose ONE Full Afternoon Session or TWO 70-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

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Live Online Conference
7:00 am – 1:30 pm Pacific

Day 2

Morning Sessions: Choose ONE Full Morning Session or TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-morning break
Lunch Break
Afternoon Sessions: Choose TWO 75-Minute Sessions *One mid-afternoon break

Who Should Attend

Classroom Teachers, Multiage Teachers, Special Education Staff, Title I Staff, Instructional Assistants, Specialists who work with struggling readers, Curriculum Specialists, and Administrators

Special Benefits of Attending

Comprehensive Digital Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive digital 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 reading strategies you can use right away to better support the needs of your struggling readers whether you're working in-person or online
  • Easy-to-implement adaptations to immediately enrich your teaching and closing the achievement gap
  • Step-by-step descriptions of dozens of powerful strategies to use successfully with your struggling students
  • Management and organizational tips to strengthen your program for struggling readers

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four graduate level professional development credits 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
Participants of both the Live Online Seminar and those completing the Recorded Version online can receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify five continuing education hours. State CEUs are available for both versions of the course. For specific details, visit www.ber.org/ceus.

   
 
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