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Summer Wilson Workshops

Click here for online registration or print a registration form.

* Please note: if you are paying by purchase order, you may still register online to reserve your seat. Make purchase orders payable to NOBIDA.

All workshops’ registration is limited to 30 participants. Walk-in registration is accepted if workshop is not completely filled. Check this site for last minute availability.

All workshop hours: Sign-in: 7:30 am-8:00 am, Workshop: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Instructors: Lori Josephson, M.A. and Ellen Brick, M.A., Wilson Language Accredited Partner Trainers and NOBIDA Advisory Council Members

 

Wilson Reading System® Introductory Workshop (Members $340 / Non-members $390)

Session 1: June 15, 16, 19                 Session 2: August 2, 3, 4

Location: 

Session 1: Gilles Sweet Elementary School 4320 W 220th St, Fairview Park, OH 44126

Session 2: Independence High School 6001 Archwood Road Independence, OH 44131

Prerequisite: None.

Program Description: The Wilson Reading System is a comprehensive remedial program for students in grades 2-12 and adults with word-level deficits (Tier 3). This 3-day introductory workshop provides hands-on practice and application of skills with the WRS Lesson Plan to effectively begin implementing the program.

 

Wilson Just Words® Introductory Workshop (Members $310 / Non-members $360)

Dates:  June 20, 21

Location:  Summit County Educational Service Center, 420 Washington Avenue Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Prerequisite: None.

Program Description:  Wilson Just Words is a Tier 2 highly explicit, multisensory decoding and spelling program for students in grades 4 -12 and adults who do not require intensive intervention but do require explicit decoding and spelling instruction due to word-level deficits. This workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Wilson Just Words curriculum.

 

Wilson Fundations® Grade Specific: K, 1, 2, 3 Workshops (Members $200 / Non-members $225, each session)

August 8    Level K                                         August 7    Level 2

August 8    Level 1                                          August 7    Level 3

Location: Independence High School 6001 Archwood Road Independence, OH 44131

Prerequisite: None.

Program Description: Wilson Fundations Multi-Grade Level (Tiers 1 and 2) is a highly explicit, multisensory decoding and spelling curriculum for students in grades K -3 as an aid to develop literacy skills. Fundations is designed to be taught in conjunction with a literature component, as part of a total literacy curriculum. Each grade level is a separate 1-day workshop. Each 6.5-hour workshop provides the practice and guidance needed to effectively begin teaching the Wilson Fundations curriculum. It is recommended that teachers enroll in the grade level workshop for the grade level of the students they will be instructing.

 

Wilson Level 2 Advanced Strategies for MSL Group Instruction® (Members $340 / Non-members $390)

Dates: August 9, 10, 11

Location: Summit County Educational Service Center, 420 Washington Avenue Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

  • Prerequisites:
    • Completion of or enrollment in Wilson Level 1 Certification Training
    • BA in Education or a related field

Program Description: This workshop delves into essential techniques and strategies to improve all aspects of WRS group instruction through hands-on practice and discussion. It is a pre-requisite for the Wilson Reading System Level 2 Group Mastery Practicum.

 

Click here for summer workshop online registration or print a registration form.

 

 


 

October 19-20, 2017

Location:  Cleveland Marriott East, 26300 Harvard Rd, Warrensville Heights, OH 44122

Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Elsa Cardenas-Hagan, Ed.D., CCC/SLP, CALT, Vice Chair of IDA

Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan is a Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist and a Certified Academic Language Therapist. She holds a doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She is the Director of Valley Speech Language and Learning Center in Brownsville, Texas, and works with Texas Institute for Measurement Evaluation and Statistics at the University of Houston. Dr. Cárdenas Hagan is the author of Esperanza (HOPE): a structured Spanish language and literacy program designed to assist students who struggle with learning to read. Her research interests include the development of early reading assessments for Spanish speaking students in addition to the development of reading interventions.

We’ll start the event off on Thursday October 19, 2017 with an evening lecture and dinner.  Friday October 20, 2017 will be our full-day conference.

Check back for more information in September!


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