[kids-lib] Portland Area August 14th Training - Only 3 weeks remain to register for the engaging Summer Institute! Create culturally responsive classrooms that boost literacy skills

Greta Bergquist greta.bergquist at state.or.us
Mon Jul 15 09:42:16 PDT 2019

Hi folks,

I know it’s summer reading craziness but Portland Reading Council offers great trainings and if you can get to Gresham on August 14th, this may be useful.


Greta b

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From: Penny Plavala [mailto:pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us]
Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2019 4:50 PM
To: si-sec principals <si-sec-principals-maillist at mesd.k12.or.us>; Si-elem-principals <Si-elem-principals-maillist at mesd.k12.or.us>; ciac <ciac-maillist at mesd.k12.or.us>; Elementary-Coaches <Elementary-Coaches-maillist at mesd.k12.or.us>; Secondary_Coaches <Secondary_Coaches-maillist at mesd.k12.or.us>; higher_ed_contacts-maillist at mesd.k12.or.us
Subject: Only 3 weeks remain to register for the engaging Summer Institute! Create culturally responsive classrooms that boost literacy skills

Dear Educator,

I hesitate to interrupt your summer break, but wanted you to know that there are only three weeks left to register for the fantastic Summer Institute!
(Deadline: Sunday, August 4)

>> This event is open to administrators, classroom teachers, specialists, instructional coaches, educational assistants, college of education faculty and students, etc.

Building Equity, Excellence, and Engagement with Culturally Responsive Texts: Super Powers to Build Super Readers, grades K-8

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR   8:30 am – 3:30 pm

How do we help students become strong, confident and curious readers, writers and thinkers?

Author Pam Allyn will share practical strategies to create culturally responsive literacy classrooms that nurture readers. Participants will learn ready-to-implement practices to integrate reading and writing instruction to improve outcomes for all students.

- Learn how to use authentic, culturally diverse texts to inspire students and increase achievement.

- Learn strategies to actively engage all learners

- Explore innovative strategies for supporting choice and access during independent reading.

- Discover the 7 Strengths model, a social-emotional literacy framework that honors children's languages, cultures, and communities.

$125 Current Portland Reading Council Member

$150 Non Member (includes membership in Oregon State Literacy Assoc. and your local literacy council)

$75 Pre-Service Teacher in Full-Time Teacher Ed Program

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch, institute resources and PDU certificate: 7 hours

> Optional at registration: Purchase Pam Allyn’s book Every Child a Super Reader for $24 (25% off retail price)

> One graduate credit will be available for $55 from Seattle Pacific University. Registered participants will be sent link with details.

REGISTER HERE<https://www.portlandreadingcouncil.org/?page_id=3093&preview=true> FOR SUMMER INSTITUTE

Pam Allyn<https://www.pamallyn.com/> is a leading literacy expert and award-winning author. She is the Executive Director and founder of LitWorld<http://www.litworld.org/>, a groundbreaking global literacy movement, serving children across the US and in more than 60 countries and LitLife<http://litlifepd.com/>, a group specializing in professional development for PreK-12 literacy educators.

Pam is the author of: (image)

This event is hosted by the Portland Reading Council, Scholastic Education, and the Multnomah ESD.

>>> Thank you for sharing this email and the attached pdf flyer with fellow educators, instructional assistants, and administrators.

Please let me know what questions I can answer.

Registrar: Summer Institute

Penny Plavala
School Improvement Specialist: K-12 Literacy
Multnomah Education Service District
11611 NE Ainsworth Circle • Portland OR 97220
pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us<mailto:pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us>

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