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® 4th Edition Introductory Course

WILSON READING SYSTEM® 4TH EDITION INTRODUCTORY COURSE

WHEN:
• Wednesday, June 8, 2022
• Thursday, June 9, 2022
• Friday, June 10, 2022

TIME:
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. each day

WHERE:
Churchill Center & School
1021 Municipal Center Drive
Town & Country, MO 63131

PRESENTED BY: Sandra K. Gilligan School Partnerships & Outreach Program

WHAT:
The Wilson Reading System® (WRS) is a comprehensive remedial program for students 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. It serves as the prerequisite to WRS Level 1 certification.

Workshop topics include:
• Reading research
• Principles of language structure
• How WRS addresses the five areas of reading
• Definition of dyslexia and common characteristics
• WRS principles of instruction
• Program implementation
• Student placement, progress monitoring and scheduling
• Creating a successful classroom environment
• Preparing a 10-part lesson plan and practicing lesson procedures

COST:
$675.00 per person (lunch not included/on your own)

* Full attendance for all three days is required to gain completion status.*

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

**SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!
Please call Sandra K. Gilligan School Partnerships & Outreach Program Director Mary Brotherton to inquire if you or your school qualifies before registering at 314-997-4343, x260.

** Scholarships are sponsored by the Steve and Ginny Orthwein Family Fund.

Wilson Fundations® Courses

WILSON FUNDATIONS® COURSES - JUNE 2022
*** MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY FOR EACH COURSE. ***
(Copy and past links below to register now)

FUNDATIONS® LEVEL K
Monday, June 27, 2022
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
$300.00 per person (lunch on your own)
http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ej5kwgs300b4e7fb&llr=4566p6iab

FUNDATIONS® LEVEL 1
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
$300.00 per person (lunch on your own)
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4566p6iab&oeidk=a07ej5kwgsw1739d249

FUNDATIONS® LEVEL 2
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
$300.00 per person (lunch on your own)
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=4566p6iab&oeidk=a07ej5kwgtd72e1d9f0

WHERE:
Courtyard by Marriott St. Louis West County
12815 Daylight Drive
St. Louis, MO 63131

PRESENTED BY: Churchill Center & School's Sandra K. Gilligan School Partnerships & Outreach Program

WHAT:
Fundations® provides a research-based supplement (Tier 1) and intervention (Tier 2) program for students in kindergarten through third grade. Each workshop addresses a specific level (Kindergarten, 1st Grade or 2nd Grade). The Fundations Level Courses provides a practical, how-to overview of the Fundations program. Each workshop prepares teachers beginning to use the program and is also appropriate for reading support personnel.

Workshop topics will include:
• Underlying principles of Fundations
• How the Fundations daily lesson plan and activities address the five areas of reading, teach the principles of language structure and incorporate direct, multi-sensory methods
• Practical guidelines for implementation
• Write lesson plans and practice lesson activities for a specific Fundations level

Materials are not included. Materials may be purchased directly through Wilson Language Training (www.wilsonlanguage.com)
A full kit will be available to preview at the workshop.

** SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!
Please call Sandra K. Gilligan School Partnerships & Community Program Director Mary Brotherton at 314-997-4343 (ext. 260) before registering to inquire if you or your school qualifies (based on school's free and reduced price lunch percentage).

** Scholarships are sponsored by the Steve and Ginny Orthwein Family Fund.

Learn More

For questions or more information about Churchill Center & School’s Sandra K. Gilligan School Partnerships & Outreach Program, contact Mary Brotherton, Director of Sandra K. Gilligan School Partnerships & Outreach Program, 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.