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Strong partnerships promote literacy
9:30 AM | Tuesday, Nov 12 | Room: A 114–115
Discover how Akron City’s English language arts team partnered with State Support Team (SST) 8 and Benchmark Literacy to provide professional learning sustained through ongoing stakeholder collaboration. Professional development increased teacher expertise in research-based reading instruction while strategic data analysis promoted a diagnostic and prescriptive approach to instruction/intervention using a multitiered system of supports.
Topics: Administration, Instructional innovation, Urban schools
Moderator: Michele Elba, board member, Warrensville Heights City
Toan Dang-Nguyen, ELA learning specialist K-12, Akron City
Christy Becknell Brown, school improvement coordinator, Akron City
Rosemary Floccari, district coach, Akron City
Stephanie VanDyke, literacy lead/specialist SSTs 3 and 8, ODE
Kimberli Kern, consultant, Benchmark Literacy
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