Expository Reading and Writing Course

​​What is ERWC?

Students successfully completing the modules develop skills, knowledge, processes, and dispositions in the following areas of academic literacy: reading rhetorically, writing rhetorically, listening and speaking rhetorically, and habits of mind.  The modules are aligned with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy (CCSS for ELA/Literacy). 

For frequently asked questions and answers about ERWC, view ERWC Q and A.pdfERWC Q and A.pdf

What trainings are offered?

  • High School 4-Day  (grade 12)
  • Middle School (grades 7-8) - $250 fee
Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) Multi-Day Training Series:
For Orange County High School Teachers Only
This professional development training will help teachers prepare students to meet college and university expectations. Teachers will learn the what and why about ERWC. To view all available ERWC classes, click here.
 
ERWC/High School Four-Day Training
 
Cohort A:
Day 1: August 14, 2018
Day 2: August 15, 2018
Day 3: September 18, 2018
Day 4: October 17, 2018

 Cohort B:
Day 1: October 11, 2018
Day 2: October 30, 2018
Day 3: November 14, 2018
Day 4: December 4, 2018

Cohort C
Day 1: January 15, 2019
Day 2: January 16, 2019
Day 3: February 13, 2019
Day 4: March 13, 2019

 
 On-line pre-registration is required 

How do I register for a training?

Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) Middle School Training

This 18-hour professional development training will help teachers prepare students to meet college and university expectations. For more information, click here.
 
Who should attend: 7th & 8th Grade ELA/Literacy middle school teachers, coaches, TOSAs, coordinators
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 2: 30 p.m.
Cost: $250 (lunch/materials)

Cohort A:
When:
Day 1: October 2, 201
Day 2: November 1, 2018
Day 3: January 9, 2019


Registrationhttp://ocde.k12oms.org/1376-148807

 Meet the Team

  • Chris Street - CSUF Professor of Secondary Education
  • Larry Chapa - CSUF Early Assessment Program Coordinator
  • Susan Carle - OCDE Language Arts Coordinator
  • Karin Foster - OCDE Language and Literacy Coordinator
  • Myrtice Salmond, Ed.D - OCDE Secondary School Support Coordinator
  • Kimberly Moore - Westminster High School Teacher
  • Amber Lund - Segerstrom Fundamental High School Teacher
  • Christy Jimenez - Buena Park High School Teacher
  • Tyler Shelley - Yorba Linda High School Teacher