Carson City, NV - May 09, 2016
CARSON CITY, NV –Collaborating across several
Nevada Department of Education (NDE) programs, NDE has organized an exciting
two-day conference for educators across the state. NDE’s Education program
professionals who lead both state and federal initiatives such as Striving
Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL), Read by Grade 3, Zoom Schools, Victory
Schools, Turnaround Schools, School Improvement, Standards and Instructional
Support, Special Education, Early Learning (EL) and Development, EL/Migrant
Education, and Adult Education will offer an array of workshops – all aimed at
supporting literacy and sustainability.
What: NDE’s Premier Summer Institute on Literacy and Sustainability
When: June 15-16
Where: The Peppermill Hotel in Reno
“This will be an important two-day event that will bring together educators who
will discuss many elements of Governor Sandoval’s education reforms that were
adopted by the 2015 Legislature,” said Steve Canavero, Ph.D., Superintendent of
Public Instruction. “This should be an invaluable opportunity to explore how
literacy and program sustainability tie all of Nevada’s education initiatives
Keynote speakers include nationally recognized literacy experts Timothy
Shanahan, Ph.D., and Elfriede Hebert, Ph.D. Eighty-one workshops will be
offered from experienced Nevada educators, literacy experts from across the
country, and Nevada’s higher education professionals. Examples of the workshop
topics include Family Literacy Resources, Instructional Leadership, Literacy
Coaching, Understanding Dyslexia, Data-Driven Instruction, Differentiation in
the Classroom, and many more. Vendor tables will also be available for
educators to preview current materials and resources for supporting their work.
Sessions will be tailored to participants across a variety of roles including
PreK-12 administrators and content/specialty area teachers as well as
representatives from both the Adult Education and Early Childhood Education arenas.
This institute will provide a powerful means for Nevada educators to network
with more than 400 colleagues from across the state.
Registration is still open. It will close on May 15th.
For more information contact Jennifer Kingman, NDE’s SRCL Project Associate, at
775-687-9211. To register online, go to the link on NDE’s website, www.doe.nv.gov