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 Fundations® Level 2 Workshop – JULY 2019

WILSON FUNDATIONS® LEVEL 2 WORKSHOP
WHEN: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Courtyard by Marriott West County | 12815 Daylight Drive Saint Louis, MO 63131

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 Level 2 program, and is most often used in 2nd grade. This workshop prepares teachers just beginning to use the program and is also appropriate for reading support personnel.

Workshop Topics:
• 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 Level 2

Materials are NOT included. All materials can be purchased directly from Wilson Language Training® at www.wilsonlanguage.com.
A full teacher kit will be available to preview at the workshop.

If you have any of the following materials please bring with you to the workshop:
• Fundations Teacher’s Manual 2
• Fundations Letter Board 2 - 3
• Fundations Magnetic Letter Tiles 2

Cost: $300.00 per person (Lunch is NOT provided. Lunch is on your own).

* Seats are very limited (only 30 available). Registration will close once all seats have been sold.

To register with a Purchase Order, please contact Director of Community Outreach Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org or 314-997-4343.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refunds for cancellations will only be issued if cancelled seat can be filled - less a $50.00 processing fee.

Hotel Information: Contact the Marriott Des Peres in West County directly to book a room (314-339-7500). Ask for the Churchill rate of $149.00 per night.

For further questions or concerns, please contact Director of Community Outreach Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org or 314-997-4343.

Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Introductory Course (4th Edition) – AUGUST 2019

WILSON READING SYSTEM® INTRODUCTORY COURSE (4th EDITION)
WHEN: Wednesday, August 7, Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day
WHERE: Courtyard by Marriott West County | 12815 Daylight Drive Saint Louis, MO 63131

The Wilson Reading System® (WRS) is a comprehensive remedial program for students in grades 2 - 12 and adults needing intensive intervention. This 16.5 hour introductory course provides hands-on practice and application of skills with the WRS Lesson Plan to effectively begin implementing the program. It serves as the prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification.

Workshop Topics:
• Reading research
• Principles of language structure
• How the 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
Participants prepare a 10-part lesson plan and practice lesson procedures

Cost: $675.00 per person (Lunch is NOT provided. Lunch is on your own).

Materials are not included. All materials can be purchased directly from Wilson Language Training® at www.wilsonlanguage.com. A WRS Introductory set is recommended.

To register with a Purchase Order, please contact Director of Community Outreach Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org or 314-997-4343.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refunds for cancellations will only be issued if cancelled seat can be filled - less a $50.00 processing fee.

Hotel Information: Contact the Marriott Des Peres in West County directly to book a room (314-339-7500). Ask for the Churchill rate of $149.00 per night.

For further questions or concerns, please contact Director of Community Outreach Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org or 314-997-4343.

Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Introductory Course (4th Edition) – October 2019

WILSON READING SYSTEM® INTRODUCTORY COURSE (4th EDITION)
WHEN: Tuesday, October 22, Wednesday, October 23 and Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. each day
WHERE: Churchill Center & School | 1021 Municipal Center Drive Town & Country, MO 63131

The Wilson Reading System® (WRS) is a comprehensive remedial program for students in grades 2 - 12 and adults needing intensive intervention. This 16.5 hour introductory course provides hands-on practice and application of skills with the WRS Lesson Plan to effectively begin implementing the program. It serves as the prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification.

Workshop Topics:
• Reading research
• Principles of language structure
• How the 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
Participants prepare a 10-part lesson plan and practice lesson procedures

Cost: $675.00 per person (Lunch is NOT provided. Lunch is on your own).

Materials are not included. All materials can be purchased directly from Wilson Language Training® at www.wilsonlanguage.com. A WRS Introductory set is recommended.

To register with a Purchase Order, please contact Director of Community Outreach Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org or 314-997-4343.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refunds for cancellations will only be issued if cancelled seat can be filled - less a $50.00 processing fee.

Hotel Information: Contact the Marriott Des Peres in West County directly to book a room (314-339-7500). Ask for the Churchill rate of $149.00 per night.

For further questions or concerns, please contact Director of Community Outreach Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org or 314-997-4343.

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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.

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