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Literacy Success for All Students: A District’s Journey
Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Judith Centa, ELA Curriculum Specialist
Hosted by Tzippy Rav-Noy, Co-Founder of CAPIT
Sponsored by Capit Learning
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Imagine a school district where all stakeholders are working together on a unified literacy plan to achieve reading success for every student. In this school district everything is designed for success, from the curriculum to the assessment, to training, coaching, and instructional design. Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) is such a district. After implementing the new literacy plan, the students in DVUSD began to soar.
School and district leaders are critical to this transformation and are invited to attend this edWebinar where they’ll see how the DVUSD is making this a reality for students and teachers. In this edWebinar, learn the five critical elements for early literacy instruction that are part of DVUSD’s vision and are at the heart of its recent successes.
This recorded edWebinar is of particular benefit to preK-8 school and district leaders such as curriculum and reading directors, ELA coordinators, principals and vice principals, reading coaches, and remedial reading directors who will find it a valuable opportunity to learn how a coherent agenda for literacy can impact their school or district.
About the Presenter
Judith Centa is the ELA Curriculum Specialist of Deer Valley Unified School District in Arizona. She is passionate about curriculum development, teacher training, and data that drives instruction. Her years as an instructional coach yielded high student growth in early literacy acquisition. She brings her effective practices and broad knowledge to the entire district. Judith has years of classroom experience. She spent six years in the Mentor Public School System teaching grades first through third, and served as a classroom teacher as well as a Reading Specialist in multiple schools in DVUSD. In 2012, Judith became a Master Teacher at Paseo Hills, where she implemented weekly training for staff, conducted teacher evaluations, and coached staff on effective instructional practice in the classroom. Judith received her bachelor’s degree in education from Lake Erie College in Ohio and a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction in education from Cleveland State University.
About the Host
Tzippy Rav-Noy is a co-founder of Capit Learning, a preK-12 educational company that provides a supplemental, digital literacy curriculum with demonstrated efficacy. Tzippy has worked with kids of all ages for over 20 years. She has taught and held administrative positions in pre-schools and elementary schools in Michigan, Los Angeles, New York, Australia, and Israel. She directed various programs such as adult education and after-school classes. Over the years, Tzippy, together with her husband and co-founder, Eyal, developed a new approach to literacy. Schools and districts across the country implement their unique curriculum and training.
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CAPIT is a PreK-8 educational company that provides a supplemental and highly differentiated literacy program and curriculum with demonstrated efficacy. CAPIT trains and supports teachers throughout the year and collects actional student data so educators can keep students progressing along the phonics continuum.