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Peruse the Educator's Bulletin Board below for notices of upcoming events, professional development opportunities and new classroom resources. Explore the links on the right of this page for a wide variety of professional resources geared toward WEAC members. 

Three pages of particular interest to Wisconsin teachers are:

WEA Academy, for quality needs-based professional development. 
The Quality Educator Interactive (QEI) page, where you'll find help with licensing and your Professional Development Plan (PDP).
 The National Board Certification page.

 Resources on the new Educator Effectiveness model for teacher evaluation.

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A listing of fall literacy events compiled by the Wisconsin Reading Coalition

Posted: 9/11/2012 10:33:42 AM

Fall is always a busy season for literacy events. Following is information on several conferences, an HBO special, an informational video series, and two fund-raising events.

Three upcoming conferences:

1. Midwest Instructional Leadership Council: The "Why" in RTI: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?

2. Donna Scanlon (SUNY-Albany) Institute; Early Intervention and Instruction for K-2; Considering the I in RTI

  • Friday, October 5, 2012; Holiday Inn Neenah Riverwalk; 8:00 - 3:30
  • Saturday, October 6, 2012; Holiday Inn Pewaukee; 8:00 - 3:30
  • $175 for members of Wisconsin State Reading Association; $220 for Non-Members
  • Click for registration

3. International Dyslexia Association Reading, Literacy & Learning

IDA’s Annual International Conference is attended by some 2,000 teachers, educators, administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutors, parents and individuals from around the world. This is the premier conference dedicated to reading, literacy and learning.

  • Wednesday, October 24 - Saturday, October 27, 2012
  • Baltimore Convention Center
  • 1-day, 2-day, and full conference registration options; Discounts for members and students
  • Click for registration

HBO Documentary

Groves Academy Video Series

  • Presentations on reading, working memory and processing speed, dyslexia, universal design for learning, diagnostic assessment, college planning for Students with LD/ADHD, and Minnesota reading reform
  • Click for video archive

Annual Milwaukee Walk/Fun Run to Help Children with Dyslexia

  • Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • 12:00 registration, 1:00 start
  • Milwaukee Yacht Club, 1700 Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI
  • Proceeds support the Children's Dyslexia Center-Milwaukee, provider of free services to children
  • Click for registration form

21st Annual Literacy Network Run/Walk in Madison

  • Sunday, October 14, 2012
  • 9:45:Kids Fun Run on State Street; Madison, WI
  • 10:30: 5K and 10K Runs, 5K Walk
  • All proceeds support the Literacy Network, a non-profit organization working to improve adult literacy skills in Dane County
  • Click for registration

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