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Advancing Literacy for ALL: A Workshop on Implementing Science of Reading-Based Curriculum Changes for Educators

May 30, 2024

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Stuyvesant Plaza, Tower 4, Room 608, Albany


5 hours CTLE

Facilitator: Alyssa Sabbatino, Director of Teaching and Learning, Schodack CSD

Join us for a dynamic professional development day designed to empower educators in advancing literacy through the Science of Reading. In this workshop, we will delve into the fundamentals of the Science of Reading instructional best practices, equipping you with the knowledge and strategies needed to plan for literacy instruction in ALL content areas. Focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and how these live within our Literacy instruction.

Key Highlights:

Understanding the Science of Reading:

  • Explore the core principles and research-backed strategies that form the foundation of the Science of Reading.

  • Gain insights into how these principles can transform literacy outcomes for students.

Inventorying Your Current Practices:

  • Learn practical approaches for assessing your district's current literacy curriculum and instructional methods.

  • Identify strengths and areas for growth, laying the groundwork for informed decision-making.

Strategic Planning for Curriculum Changes:

  • Develop a roadmap for implementing Science of Reading-based on your literacy curriculum.

  • Collaborate with fellow educators to create action plans tailored to your district's unique needs.

Integrating DEI in Literacy Education:

  • Explore ways to infuse Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) principles into your literacy instruction.

  • Discuss strategies for creating an inclusive and culturally responsive literacy environment.

  • Collaborate on integrating diverse perspectives and voices in reading materials.

Who Should Attend:

K-12 educators of all subject areas, Literacy coaches and specialists, Curriculum coordinators, School administrators, district and building level

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