Workshops for Parents

Registration for Parent Workshops is from 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM on the given event's date.
All Parent Workshops will conclude around 11:30 AM.
Unless otherwise noted, the events will take place at the TN Center for Dyslexia, Room 116

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Date: January 10, 2015
Speaker: Amy Elleman
Topic: Beyond the Who and What: Ways to Increase Readers' Higher-Level Thinking SkillsIn this workshop, participants will learn the reasons why students struggle to understand what they read. Participants will also learn research-based strategies for increasing vocabulary, strategic reading, and higher-order comprehension skills such as inference. 

Date: February 14, 2015
Speaker: Joey Ellis
Topic: STEP Workshop - Basic Rights 

Date: March 14, 2015
Speaker: Joey Ellis
Topic: STEP Workshop - Getting the Best IEP for Your Child

Date: April 11, 2015
Speaker: Caresa Brooks
Topic: Bringing RTI2 to Life - RTIĀ² (Response to Instruction and Intervention) is the current method of identifying students for Specific Learning Disabilities. This Workshop will provide participants with details on how Murfreesboro City Schools has implemented this initiative and how this model benefits children. 

Date: May 9, 2015
Speaker: Hannah Krimm
Topic: Understanding Languary and Literacy