Teacher Professional Development Workshops


Since 1990, countless schools have relied on Churchill to provide their teachers with in-depth learning disability education training.

Workshop participants will practice research-based classroom techniques and leave with new strategies for teaching all kinds of learners.

For more information on Churchill’s Teacher Professional Development Workshops, check out our upcoming events below. To request a free workshop at your school, email Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org.


Reviews from Teacher Professional Development Workshop Attendees

  • “I benefitted from using positive language with parents about their ADHD child.”
    – Teacher Workshop Attendee: ADHD Strategies
  • “I learned different ways to help students understand math.”
    – Teacher Workshop Attendee: Math Computation Strategies for Struggling Students
  • “Experiencing the child’s perspective during each simulation was very eye opening.”
    – Teacher Workshop Attendee: Simulations & Adaptations of LD & ADHD
  • “Presenters were very knowledgeable and made the workshop very fun.”
    – Teacher Workshop Attendee: Reading Strategies for LD/Dyslexic Students

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Wilson Reading System® Introductory Workshop

WRS® INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP:
November 14 - 16, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day

The Wilson Reading System® is a comprehensive remedial program for students in grades 2-12 and adults needing intensive intervention. This 16.5 hour introductory workshop provides hands-on practice and application of skills with the WRS Lesson Plan to effectively begin implementing the program.

Workshop topics will include:
• Reading research
• Principles of language structur
• How the WRS addresses the five areas of reading
• Program implementation
• Student placement, progress monitoring and scheduling
• Creating a successful classroom environment
• Writing lesson plans and practicing lesson procedures

Cost:
$650 per participant without lunch (bring your own lunch) OR
$680 per participant with lunch provided each day

This workshop provides an introduction to the newest Wilson Reading System® 4th Edition and is a prerequisite for all other Wilson training.

Materials are not included. All materials can be purchased directly from Wilson Language Training®.

To register with a PO, please contact Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org.

Wilson Fundations® Kindergarten Workshop

Wilson Fundations® Kindergarten Workshop
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fundations® provides a research-based supplement (Tier 1) and intervention (Tier 2) program for students in kindergarten through third grade. This workshop provides a practical, how-to overview of the Fundations® K (Kindergarten) program. This workshop prepares teachers beginning to use the program and is also appropriate for reading support personnel.

Workshop Topics To Include:
• Underlying principles of Fundations®
• How the Fundations® daily lesson plan and activities address the five areas of reading
• Practical guidelines for implementation
• Participants write lesson plans and practice lesson activities for Fundations® K

Materials:
Materials are NOT included. May be purchased at www.wilsonlanguage.com
(A full kit will be available to preview at the workshop)

In you have any of the following materials please bring with you to the workshop.
• Fundations® K Teacher's Manual
• Laminated Cue Cards
• Set of Student Materials

Total Workshop Cost: $289.00

Seats are limited (20) and registration will close once all seats are sold.

Payment must be received seven days prior to workshop or registration will be cancelled.

To register with a P.O. or for further questions/concerns, please contact Mary Brotherton at 314-997-4343 or mbrotherton@churchillstl.com

*** PLEASE NOTE: Kansas-Missouri IDA will provide scholarships for this workshop. All approved teacher training programs are listed under the Scholarships tab under Approved Teacher Training Opportunities at the following:

https://ksmo.dyslexiaida.org/

Wilson Fundations® 1st Grade Workshop

Wilson Fundations® 1st Grade Workshop
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Fundations® provides a research-based supplement (Tier 1) and intervention (Tier 2) program for students in kindergarten through third grade. This workshop provides a practical, how-to overview of the Fundations® 1 (1st Grade) program. This workshop prepares teachers beginning to use the program and is also appropriate for reading support personnel.

Workshop Topics To Include:
• Underlying principles of Fundations®
• How the Fundations® daily lesson plan and activities address the five areas of reading
• Practical guidelines for implementation
• Participants write lesson plans and practice lesson activities for Fundations® 1

Materials:
Materials are NOT included. May be purchased at www.wilsonlanguage.com
(A full kit will be available to preview at the workshop)

In you have any of the following materials please bring with you to the workshop.
• Fundations® 1 Teacher's Manual
• Laminated Cue Cards
• Set of Student Materials

Total Workshop Cost: $289.00

Seats are limited (20) and registration will close once all seats are sold.

Payment must be received seven days prior to workshop or registration will be cancelled.

To register with a P.O. or for further questions/concerns, please contact Mary Brotherton at 314-997-4343 or mbrotherton@churchillstl.com

*** PLEASE NOTE: Kansas-Missouri IDA will provide scholarships for this workshop. All approved teacher training programs are listed under the Scholarships tab under Approved Teacher Training Opportunities at the following:

https://ksmo.dyslexiaida.org/

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For questions or more information about Churchill Center & School’s Outreach Program, contact Mary Brotherton, Director of Community Outreach, at 314-997-4343 or mbrotherton@churchillstl.org.

Churchill's proven methods and well-trained faculty change the lives of children who struggle with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities.