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Summit Symposium Series – The Challenges of Reading Comprehension: A Blueprint for Instruction

The Summit School is pleased to announce its 2018 – 2019 Symposium Series. Summit will be hosting both a fall and spring symposium.

Fall Symposium/November 3, 2018: The Challenges of Reading Comprehension: A Blueprint for Instruction presented by Nancy Hennessy, M.Ed.

Spring Symposium/March 23, 2019: Smart but Scattered: Executive Dysfunction at Home and School presented by Dr. Peg Dawson.

REGISTER FOR BOTH AND SAVE!

Fall Symposium: November 3, 2018 – The Challenges of Reading Comprehension: A Blueprint for Instruction presented by Nancy Hennessy, M.Ed.

Explore the role of language comprehension and how it contributes to reading proficiency. Learn evidence-informed instructional approaches necessary for developing critical competencies including vocabulary knowledge, sentence comprehension, use of text structure, access to background knowledge, and differentiated levels of understanding.

Who Should Attend:

  • Educators (K-12)
  • Reading Specialists
  • Literacy Coaches
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Administrators
  • Speech-language Pathologists
  • School Psychologists
  • Behavior Specialists
  • Counselors
  • Specialists
  • Parents
  • Anyone interested in timely and relevant information about reading comprehension.

**Continuing education credits will be offered.

For a more detailed agenda, learning objectives, and information about the speaker, 2018 2019 Symposium Descriptions.

To register as an individual (not a Partner School or Sponsor), click here.

To register as a Partner School or to become a Sponsor, click here.

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Spring Symposium/March 23, 2019: Smart but Scattered: Executive Dysfunction at Home and School presented by Dr. Peg Dawson. 

Understand how executive skills – the cognitive processes required to plan and organize activities, follow through on tasks, and self-regulate – impact daily living and school performance.  Learn Assessment strategies, how to design interventions for improvement and when and how to employ coaching as a strategy to support executive skill development.