Presented by Cheryl Lundy Swift, M.Ed., Professional Learning Director, Learning Without Tears; and Dr. Miriam Ortiz, CEO and Chief Consultant, K12 Matters, LLC
Presented by Christina Bretz, DOT, MS, OTR/L, National Presenter, Learning Without Tears; and Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L, National Presenter, Learning Without Tears
Presented by Dr. Amanda Alexander, Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Education Solutions; Dr. Julia B. Lindsey, Early Literacy Expert and Consultant; and Katharine Noonan, Instructional Coach, Garrison Elementary School (Washington, D.C.)
Presented by Stacy Hurst, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Southern Utah University, and Chief Academic Officer, Reading Horizons; Lindsay Kemeny, Second Grade Teacher, Davis School District (UT); and Donell Pons, Dyslexia Educator and Consultant
Presented by Dr. Liz Brooke, CCC-SLP, Chief Learning Officer, Lexia Learning
Presented by Leana R. Malinowsky, Elementary Educator, Grade 2, Private Nicholas Minue School (NJ); and Paul Garcia, Special Education Teacher, Private Nicholas Minue School (NJ)
Moderated by Terrie Noland, Ph.D., CALP, Vice President, Educator Initiatives, Learning Ally
Everyone in the United States speaks a dialect—not a different language, but a variation of American English. Yet when children come to school, the expectation is that they will automatically understand that they need to read, write, and speak in the academic English of the classroom.
Presented by Stacy Hurst, M.Ed., Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, Southern Utah University, and Chief Education Officer, Reading Horizons; and Lindsay Kemeny, Second Grade Teacher, Davis School District (UT)
The conversation about equity is spreading in classrooms all across the United States. Ask any educator and they will tell you how important it is to ensure equal access to opportunity for all students. But converting this conversation into action in order to close the existing gaps is not always a straightforward process. In fact, many schools don’t know where to begin.
Presented by Dr. Nathan Clemens, Associate Professor, Department of Special Education, The University of Texas at Austin