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Pre-Conference Events: Tuesday, April 30th:

CASAS Test Administrator Training (For Certification)
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presented by: Florida Department of Education
Facilitator: Philip Anderson, FL Department of Education
Cost: Free
This training prepares participants to administer, score, and interpret CASAS test results. The training provides information on additional CASAS resources. Participants will become certified to administer CASAS tests to meet FDOE training requirement.

If you plan on registering for the conference, please use the conference registration form to sign up for this workshop.
If you want to attend this workshop and do not plan on registering for the conference, please sign up using this form.


The How and Why of Engaging Learners in Health Literacy
Time: 1:30 – 5:00 pm   Cost: Free
Hosted by: Florida Literacy Coalition


Are you looking for ways to increase student engagement and basic skill acquisition? By incorporating health literacy into your student curriculum, you have a unique opportunity to engage students while helping them to gain valuable health knowledge and skills as well as building language and numeracy skills. This pre-conference session will demonstrate specific strategies for the successful integration of health literacy into high-beginning and low-intermediate level adult ESOL instruction as well as include an overview of the freely available Staying Healthy curriculum, teaching tips, hands-on activities/resources; and time for discussion and idea sharing. Each participant will receive a copy of the Staying Healthy Student Guide. This session is made possible by the support of the Florida Blue Foundation.

If you plan on registering for the conference, please use the conference registration form to sign up for this workshop.

If you want to attend this workshop and do not plan on registering for the conference, please sign up using this form.


Taking the Mystique out of Learning Disabilities
Time: 1:30 – 5:00 pm   Cost: Free
Hosted by: Florida Literacy Coalition
Presenter: Rochelle Kenyan, Ed.D

An estimated 60% of adult basic education and literacy students have learning disabilities. These circumstances often have a profound impact on the academic and personal lives of our adult learners. This session will provide a basic framework for understanding learning disabilities and how they impact adult learners seeking to improve their literacy skills. It will also provide an introduction to strategies for identifying and working with students who may have learning disabilities. 

Session outcomes:

• Understand an overview of learning disabilities
• Define the term learning disabilities
• Understand key statistics regarding the incidence of learning disabilities
• Identify common characteristics of adults with learning disabilities
• State four types of learning disabilities
• Identify steps in the LD screening process
• Understand corps objectives of federal disability rights laws
• View a video and identify characteristics of LD

If you plan on registering for the conference, please use the conference registration form to sign up for this workshop.

If you want to attend this workshop and do not plan on registering for the conference, please sign up using this form.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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