Monday, November 4th, 2013 @ Holiday Inn Columbus-Worthington 7007 N. High Street, Worthington, OH 43085
Call 614-436-0700 to Reserve Rooms (mention workshop for a special $89 room rate)
HANDOUTS NOW AVAILABLE!! (Scroll Down to "Handouts")
With the newly approved amendment to the Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee adding Speech and Language Pathologists to the list of approved professionals who can deliver reading instruction, SLPs are more than ever desiring professional development in the area of reading.
daylong workshop is designed to equip the Speech and Language Pathologist to
deliver practical Tier I & Tier II early literacy interventions and
consultation approaches in the school and clinic based settings. With caseload and workload
issues in mind, participants will learn how to “get involved in reading” and
implement easy to use activities and intervention strategies to help struggling
readers in the areas of phonemic awareness, reading decoding and reading fluency. Join us for a truly fun and engaging day
filled with high quality content that you can use immediately with your
students and clients.
At the end of the day, participants will be able to:
This program is
appropriate for Speech-Language Pathologist or related fields interested in
helping at-risk or struggling readers (teachers, special educators, educational
specialists, administrators, etc.), or graduate students who have an interest
in early literacy. Anyone with a stake in student reading achievement can benefit from this workshop!
Steven M. Griffin, M.A. CCC/SLP has worked in the public schools for 15 years and currently works for the Reynoldsburg City School District located on the east side of Columbus, Ohio. There, Steve has served in several roles including SLP/Literacy Intervention Coordinator for Slate Ridge Elementary School, Reynoldsburg's District Wide Literacy Coach and Literacy Intervention Lead Teacher for Rose Hill Elementary School.
A frequent presenter, Steve has presented nationwide and in Canada on the topics of early literacy intervention and teaches in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at The Ohio State University. The co-author of ReadingResource.net, Steve has dedicated his career to helping struggling readers and creating school environments that promote best practices in literacy and language.
Steve is the recipient of the 2009 Ruth Beckey Irwin Best Clinical Practices Award, awarded by The Ohio State University Dept. of Speech and Hearing Science and the 2012 Ohio Speech Pathology Educational Audiology Coalition's (OSSPEAC) Nancy Lee McKinley Leadership Mentoring Award given as part of the Wayne Secord Leadership Awards.
This program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area)
1. Register On-line Right Here: PayPal, Visa, MasterCard & Discover Accepted. Click Buy Now button below. If paying with CC, click the "Don't Have A PayPal Account?" link. Receipt and confirmation of registration will be sent to you automatically.
Early Registration (on or before August 31st)....................$85.00
Regular Registration (after August 31st)........................$99.00
2. Register By Mail: Download
Registration Form Here. Print and mail form along with check or PO to
ReadingResource.net 2590 Pleasant Colony Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio
43035. You will receive an e-mail confirming your registration upon receipt of registration and payment.
7:30 to 8:30 Check-In
8:30 to 9:30 Why Our Children Can’t Read
• Background and sense of urgency
• Understanding the major cause(s) of reading problems
9:30 to 9:45 Break
9:45 to 12:00 What
We Can Do About It!
• Introduction of literacy intervention framework
• Introduction of various consultation methods
• Introduction of tier I and tier II reading interventions
12:00 to 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00 to 3:30 What We Can Do About It, Continued
• Continue the development of intervention framework
• More tier I and tier II reading interventions
• More consultation methods
3:30 to 3:45 Questions and Answers
Steve Griffin is a
50% owner of ReadingResource.net, the company sponsoring this year’s workshop. Steve receives income from the sales of
digital reading products related to this website. Participants will receive ALL of these digital
products from ReadingResource.net for FREE with paid registration. ReadingResource.net also has an app listed
for sale in the Apple i-Tunes store and a flip chart used for teaching reading
available for purchase. Their use, as well as many other programs and materials will
be discussed during the program. Their are no non-financial disclosures.
Download the PowerPoint Handout for the 2013 Literacy Workshop Right Here!
All other handouts will be provided the day of the workshop at the check-in/registriation table.
If you need to cancel your registration, you may do so until October 14, 2013. After this date, no refunds will be processed. You may transfer your registration to another person at anytime without penalty, provided you inform us at email@example.com
Two weeks prior to the event, if there are less than 20 registrants participating, then the event will be cancelled. This event is planned during the inclement weather season and may also be cancelled due to weather. In this case, it would be the closing of the school districts in the Columbus area. In case of a cancellation, ReadingResource.net will contact registrants and advise them of the cancellation and reimbursements will be issued of registration fees.