A Possible "Why" For Struggling Readers: New Community Education and Preschool Screening Eye Sight Testing
Presented by Edward Saxton, Reading Teacher and Retired Superintendent of Schools
A workshop for community education directors and coordinators, early childhood directors and preschool screening staff that provides walk-away information.
The session is designed to give you plenty to ponder and resources to focus your efforts on helping children, their families and the community. There is a big difference between "sight" and "vision". Explore changes connected to student achievement and sight and vision. Reading is the "cornerstone" to gathering information and this session will provide you with resources to enhance your knowledge of reading development and ways it can be tested to help families and children learning.
Tuesday, February 11
MCEA Leadership Days
Feb. 20 & 21, 2020
Daring Leadership: Taking Smart Risks in 2020
Successful organizations take risks. Strengthen your team’s ability to take smart risks and solve problems by creating a culture of belonging, inclusivity, and diverse perspectives in your organization. We will use the tools set forth by research professor Brené Brown in her book, Dare to Lead. A Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator will illustrate the collection of four skill sets that are necessary to cultivate courage, commitment and shared purpose, strive for excellence, empathy and self-compassion and to make valuable contributions and take smart risks.
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