Summer Literacy Institutes

The UA Little Rock Center for Literacy is offering two different, but complementary institutes this summer. All registrations will be processed online. Please select the link next to the date you wish to attend.

Comprehensive Literacy Institute

This institute has been rescheduled.  The new dates are September 17-19, 2018.  If you were registered for July 9-11, your registration will carry forward to the September dates.  If you are unable to attend in September, please email Tara Haynes at tchaynes@ualr.edu to cancel and request a refund.  If you were not previously registered and would like to attend, we will reopen registration on August 1, 2018 if seats are available. 

Balancing Rigor and Ease: An Integrated Framework to Meet the Needs of All Students

To meet the increasing demands of the 21st century, students must be able to use advanced literacy skills to solve complex problems and to acquire deeper knowledge of literacy and the world. This 3-day institute will offer details for designing a rigorous and challenging curriculum that includes research-based practices, differentiated instruction, and scaffolding techniques to guarantee the literacy success of all students. Based on the professional work of Linda Dorn and Carla Soffos, the institute provides educators with a wealth of practical resources for implementing a comprehensive literacy model.

Who Should Attend: Classroom teachers, literacy coaches, Title 1 teachers, interventionists, special educators, curriculum developers, and others!

Springfield, MO     Click here to register
July 9-11, 2018 (Mon-Wed)
Oasis Hotel and Convention Center

Cost $650 (lunch not included)
Early Registration: $50 discount per person (February 22-April 4, 2018)
Cancellation Deadline: June 29, 2018

 

Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) Institute

Interventions That Work: A Comprehensive Intervention Model for Preventing Reading Failure

The Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) summer institute is designed for educators who teach struggling readers. A focus is placed on creating collaborative structures for aligning instruction across classroom, Title One, and special education programs. Participants will learn how to implement small group interventions as a Response to Intervention approach.

Who Should Attend: K-6 Classroom and intervention teachers who work with struggling readers, Special education teachers, Reading Recovery teachers, Administrators, teacher leaders, and literacy coaches.

Online registration is closed. Onsite registration may be available. Please contact Tara Haynes at tchaynes@ualr.edu for information.

Springfield, MO
June 25-27, 2018 (Mon-Wed)
Oasis Hotel and Convention Center

Cost $650 (lunch not included)
Early Registration: $50 discount per person (February 22-April 4, 2018)
Cancellation Deadline: June 15, 2018