Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

Site: Fort Pierce Central High School

4101 S. 25th St.

Conference Presenters and Schedule

8:30-9:20 Registration & Vendor Exhibit
9:20-9:30 Transition
9:30-10:45 Breakout Session 1
10:45-10:55 Transition
10:55-11:55 Keynote: Tony Chaidez, Lakeshore Learning
11:55-12:00 Transition
12:00-1:00 Lunch (prepared by the Cobra Café and paid for by our Sponsors),

Vendor Exhibit, Door Prizes Drawing

1:00-1:05 Transition
1:05-2:20 Breakout Session 2
2:20-2:30 Hand in evaluations (Cafeteria)

Pick up In-Service Certificate if needed 

Name

Title

Age

Room #

Time

Description

Ellen Bradley,
ALPI-HS

Reaching Beyond
Story Time

B-3

1-153

9:30-10:45

Educators will learn to incorporate literacy-rich practices into a wide range of daily activities. Let the fun begin!

Lillian Hubler,
Time to Sign

Sign Language to Enhance
Communication, Language
and Literacy

B-3

1-154

9:30-10:45

Educators will learn how to use American Sign Language (ASL) with young children to enhance concept understanding and recall. See how ASL improves communication, language and emergent-literacy skills.

Cathy Allore,
FAU CARD

Intervention Resources for Autism Spectrum Disorders

4-6

1-155

9:30-10:45

Educators will review Autism Navigator, a professional and parent resource that features intervention strategies and best practices for developing language and literacy skills in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Michael Hubler,
Time to Sign

Social-Emotional Learning to Enhance Behavior and Language and Literacy

4-6

1-156

9:30-10:45

Educators will learn ways to teach social-emotional skills through songs, games, and stories that improve behavior and academic readiness.

Didi Campbell &
Jenny Clancy,
SLPS

Let’s Lasso Literacy!

4-6

1-242

9:30-10:45

Educators will enter a reading rodeo! We will ride through rhyming, then saddle up to reading and finally, gallop into writing. We will focus on the acquisition of reading and writing through interactive and innovative methods. See y’all there, yeehaw!

Bridgette Hyde
SLPS

Make Story Time Come
to Life!

4-6

1-243

9:30-10:45

Educators will learn how to make story time come alive in this interactive session. Learn the benefits of interactive read alouds as well as strategies for supporting concepts of print and comprehension.

Kimberley Smith, ELCSLC

Initial Letter Sounds: Teaching an Old Trick to New Dogs!

4-6

1-244

9:30-10:45

Educators will learn how to set up a letter-sound center the old-fashioned way with hands-on materials. Students will be able to work independently, at their developmental level. One lucky educator will win all the demonstration materials!

Tony Chaidez,
Lakeshore Learning

Adventures in
Storytelling

B-6

AUD

10:55-11:55 Educators will engage in an interactive session designed to help   create an engaging environment for storytelling. Tony will demonstrate the use of books, music and props in developing students’ sequencing, problem-solving, and executive functioning skills.

Caroline Redding & Janice Kuebler,
FDLRS

Successful Read-Alouds: Teacher Voice and
Effective Questioning

B-3

1-153

1:05-2:20

Educators will learn instructional techniques for engaging, successful read-aloud experiences.  Receive question stems and suggestions for using tone, inflection and cadence to make reading come alive!

Heather Birch,
Treasure Coast Early Steps

Start at The Very Beginning

B-3

1-244

 

1:05-2:20

Educators will learn new and engaging ways to use music and rhyme to develop language and emergent literacy skills. Guaranteed to bring additional fun to your classroom!

Ilyse Brainin,     SLPS

Listening to Literacy

4-6

1-154

1:05-2:20

Bring new life to your listening station! Educators will learn strategies for drawing, labeling, reading and writing responses to your audio books. We will also discuss management of materials.

Kimberly Roberts

Literacy in Mathematics

4-6

1-155

1:05-2:20

Educators will engage in a hands-on session to learn how to integrate literacy and mathematics. The possibilities are endless!

Heather Sargent, Office of Early Learning

Phonological Awareness is in The House!

4-6

1-156

1:05-2:20

Educators will learn the importance of qualify phonological awareness instruction in the classroom. Be prepared to find out how much fun this can be!

Dr. Ravi Jitta, Tradition Family Chiropractic

Using Affirmations to Teach Vocabulary and Shift Students’ Mindsets

4-6

1-242

  1:05-2:20 Educators will learn affirmations to use to help students believe in themselves and their futures, no matter what their current circumstances are.

Heather Knab & Mandy Rowland,
SLPS

Academic Talk Using iReady Discourse Cards

4-6

1-243

1:05-2:20

Educators will engage with academic discourse cards to elicit speaking and listening skills from all children. Watch vocabulary and conversations soar!

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