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Professional Development for NJ Educators

The 2018 TCNJ Summer Institute for English Language Arts Educators

The English Department at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is offering a summer institute for English language arts teachers on “Teaching Drama (without Fear).”  The four-day institute provides 20 hours of professional development, covers a wide range of topics, and is taught by TCNJ faculty.
Institute Web Site


Contact List Signup 

Please join our contact list to be notified of future programs, or contact us with professional development ideas or requests
George Hefelle  – aspire@tcnj.edu

 

 Past Programs

TCNJ Dyslexia Initiative – 2017-2018 Workshops
All workshops meet the 2 hour professional development requirement as specified in PL 2013 c.105.

Orton-Gillingham Programs – SPIRE, Mega Words, Sounds Sensible:
Attend our two-day workshop for all teachers, Reading Specialists, and Child Study Team members to learn essential details on three exciting structured literacy, multi-sensory Orton-Gillingham programs! Each program is appropriate for use in general education or special education classrooms with children who struggle to read.

Printable Program Flyer with full description of workshop

Reading and Writing Intervention: November 28, 2017
A 1 day staff development workshop on the REWARDS short term reading and writing intervention materials specifically designed for struggling readers. Examples of a topics covered – Decoding multisyllabic words, Understanding Struggling Readers and more! See links for details:

Printable Program Flyer with full description of workshop

 

Primary Phonics – Sounds/Symbol Knowledge: January 23 and 24, 2018
Attend our two-day workshop to learn essential details on the Project Read Phonics curriculum. Project Read Phonics program is appropriate for use in general education or special education classrooms with children who struggle to read.  Project Read Phonics curriculum applies sound/symbol knowledge to spelling and reading comprehension using targeted multi-sensory activities and direct instruction. See links for details:

Printable Program Flyer with full description of workshop and links to registration
Registration

CLOSED: Sentence Structure – Written Expression – February 27 and 28, 2018: CLOSED
WAITING LIST IN PROGRESS

We have reached the room capacity maximum. We are trying to locate a larger room.  If you would like to be notified if space becomes available please join the waiting list. Please go to the registration site and select wait list ticket option.

Printable Program Flyer with full description of workshop and links to registration
Registration

Wilson Week at TCNJ – 2018

Two Wilson Reading Workshops offered on The College of New Jersey Ewing Campus. Led by Deandra Rosenberg, M.A., LDT/C Certified Instructor, Susan Miller, M.A., LDT/C Certified Instructor or Karen Bostock M.A., LDT/C Certified Instructor

Fundations Level K: March 19, 2018

A 6-hour workshop for Fundations Level K
Level K focuses on letter formation,print knowledge, alphabetical awareness, phonological and phonemic awareness training

Registration
Printable Program Flyer

Fundations Level 1: March 20, 2018
A 6-hour workshop for Fundations Level 1
Level 1 reinforces the basic skills taught in Level K and progresses further into the study of word structure

Registration
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ELA Summer Institute - Teaching Drama Without Fear
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