Professional Development opportunities for 2021 – 2022 school year are provided below. Check back often as we continue to schedule PD opportunities. Better yet – join our contact list to ensure you are notified of new PD opportunities.
Learning at Lunch – We bring the learning – You bring the lunch! Two – hour virtual, live PD led by TCNJ faculty and education professionals.
Strengthening Essay Writing Skills of Students who Experience Difficulty with the Writing Process
Grades K – 8
Friday, October 22, 2021 – Noon to 2:00pm
Price: $75.00 per person, includes materials for workshop and Certificate of Completion
The workshop will provide research-validated strategies for strengthening essay-writing quality and supporting self-regulation skills among students who experience difficulty with the essay writing process. Teacher participants will:
- Explore research-validated writing instructional methods.
- Review sample strategies, plans, and materials for teaching essay writing across narrative, persuasive, and expository genres.
- Uncover methods for supporting students in self-regulating the essay writing process.
- Discuss methods for assessment, goal-setting, and monitoring progress over time in writing.
- Create graphic representations of writing data to enhance communication and collaboration and to guide instruction.
Your instructor is Dr. Lauren Foxworth. Lauren is a full-time professor at The College of New Jersey and serves as the Director of the Literacy Advancement Project and the Co-coordinator of Graduate Programs in Special Education at TCNJ. Learn more about Lauren – https://specialeducation.tcnj.edu/about-the-department/faculty/lauren-foxworth/
Register at: https://tcnjlunchlearn1.eventbrite.com
Wilson Reading System® | Wilson Language Training
The Literacy Advancement Project partners with the New Jersey Wilson Accredited Partner Robinowitz Education Center to provide a variety of Wilson related professional development opportunities. All instructors are Wilson Certified Trainers.
Wilson Reading System® Introductory Course
Monday – Wednesday January 10-12, 2022 – 8:30am – 3:00pm
This workshop provides participants with an overview of Wilson Reading System® and is the required prerequisite for Wilson Reading System Level I Certification.
Price: $675 per person, includes materials for workshop only and Certificate of Completion, does not include Wilson Reading System teacher or student materials, which can be ordered at https://store.wilsonlanguage.com/
Wilson Fundations® is a phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics and spelling program for the general education classroom. Fundations is based upon the Wilson Reading System principles and serves as a prevention and intervention program to reduce reading and spelling failure.
Price: $300 per person per level, includes materials for workshop only and Certificate of Completion, does not include teacher or student materials, which can be ordered at https://store.wilsonlanguage.com/
Fundations® Level K Virtual Launch Workshop
Tuesday January 18, 2022 – 9:00am – 2:00pm
Fundations® Level 1 Virtual Launch Workshop
Wednesday January 19, 2022 – 9:00am – 2:00pm
Register at: https://tcnj-wilsonreading.eventbrite.com