Upcoming Events

Literacy ​Building Blocks
Cohort B Begins January 22,2019

A Focus on Reading Foundational Skills K-5 one part of a comprehensive literacy program. This professional learning experience will engage participants in:
* Targeted discussions about Reading Foundational Skills (RF)
* Recognizing ELA/ELD Framework considerations for RF
* Administering key RF assessments to diagnose reading difficulty
* Exploring prevention/intervention strategies for RF

CA Dyslexia Guidelines Event
August 14 2018

Please join CDE and OCDE in a continued effort to provide supports through the CA Dyslexia Guidelines.
Join us for a short guidelines overview, keynote speaker Dr. Richard Wagner, Co-Founder and Associate Director at the Florida Center for Reading Research, and hear local districts share their applications through MTSS and Continuous Improvement. We encourage site teams to register!

Cognitive Coaching
Begins September 7, 2018

Give yourself the gift of tools that will help you become a better listener and communicator through the Cognitive Coaching training.  Throughout the four days, you will learn how to ask meditational questions that will push another person's thinking instead of coming up with all the answers and solutions yourself. You will also spend some time practicing both planning and reflecting conversations that will help you become more effective in your work setting.
This six-part series, will provide tools for site administrators and other educational leaders who support
the instruction of English learners to implement, support, and assess a comprehensive ELD program that includes integrated ELD (iELD) and designated ELD (dELD) instruction.

Literacy Coaching Network
Using the Instructional
 Practice Guide (IPG)

Begins September 21, 2018

The Literacy Coaching Network will utilize three Core Actions from the IPG that support the ELA shifts through effective instruction for optimum student learning. Participants will learn how to use this guide to gain evidence from planning and classroom instruction to support effective coaching. District teams are encouraged to attend this K-12 opportunity.
K-12 Digital Tools Training
October 17, 2018

Bring a device and learn how to use FREE K-12 Digital Tools with teachingbooks.net and Britannica Digital Learning. This event is perfect for public and school librarians, media technicians, TOSA’s, teachers, and site leaders to learn how to leverage these library databases to unlock massive online resources all aligned with CA curriculum. These online databases can be used at no cost to local schools, districts, and students courtesy of the California State Library Association. Online Registration is required.

2018-19 Literacy Book Study
Begins October 30, 2018
Join us in a collaborative conversation about maximizing the skill, will, and thrill of student-centered learning. Participants will receive a copy of Developing Assessment-Capable Visible Learners from Nancy Frey, Doug Fisher, and John Hattie. Site teams are strongly encouraged to attend this K-12 opportunity.
Kate Kinsella
November 30, 2018
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Drawing from research and extensive classroom practice, Dr. Kinsella will focus on a core set of potent instructional routines appropriate for any ELD curriculum, content area, or grade level. Participants, ideally in site-based teams, will leave with extensive practical print and digital resources to support lesson delivery, professional development, and coaching initiatives.

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