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									                                                                        PL Calendar September 2010 - January 2011


Literacy - Balanced Literacy
• Begin with two years of job-embedded
  professional learning to implement a balanced
  approach from Kindergarten to Grade 6 based
  on tenets developed from recent research on
  literacy learning
• Provide intensive in-school coaching and
  modelling for teachers as well as inservicing
• Continue ongoing job-embedded literacy
  learning after two years in a division
• Support Quality Teaching as identified in the
  K-12 Literacy Guiding Document

Barb Waring 780.429.8261 Barb.Waring@epsb.ca
Britt Potvin 780.429.8261 Britt.Potvin@epsb.ca
Coralie Kerr 780.429.8261 Coralie.Kerr@epsb.ca
Danielle Moore 780.429.8261 Danielle.Moore@epsb.ca
Jennifer Kozak 780.429.8261 Jennifer.Kozak@epsb.ca
Karen Loerke 780.429.8261 Karen.Loerke@epsb.ca
Kathy Nawrot 780.429.8261 Kathy.Nawrot@epsb.ca
Laura Jennings 780.429.8261 Laura.Jennings@epsb.ca
Leanne Opgenorth 780.429.8261 Leanne.Opgenorth@epsb.ca
Mary MacGregor 780.429.8261 Mary.MacGregor@epsb.ca
Mary Winton 780.429.8261 Mary.Winton@epsb.ca
Su Kerslake 780.429.8261 Su.Kerslake@epsb.ca
Wendy Lougheed 780.429.8261 Wendy.Lougheed@epsb.ca




JOB EMBEDDED BALANCED LITERACY -                                 JOB EMBEDDED BALANCED LITERACY -
KINDERGARTEN - YEAR ONE                                          KINDERGARTEN - YEAR TWO
First year of implementation addresses a balanced approach       Deepening understanding and refinement of best practices
to literacy instruction aligned with the Language Arts Program   in oral language, reading, writing, and working with words
of Studies. Focuses on instruction in oral language, reading,    (including phonemic awareness development).
writing, and working with words (including phonemic              Prerequisite: Year One Balanced Literacy Kindergarten
awareness development). Emphasizes a supported to
independent literacy learning model for students. Provides                 4 coaching/demonstration teaching visits AND
teachers with job embedded, scaffolded learning in                         4 after school inservices 4:00 - 6:00 pm
implementing effective research-based strategies.
                                                                 Fee:               10 SDH or $1200
Audience: Year One Balanced Literacy Kindergarten
           5 coaching/demonstration teaching visits AND
           5 after school inservices 4:00 - 6:00 pm
Fee:                12 SDH or $1440




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                                    Professional Learning for Teachers/Staff


Literacy - Balanced Literacy
JOB EMBEDDED BALANCED LITERACY -                                 JOB EMBEDDED BALANCED LITERACY -
DIVISION ONE - YEAR ONE                                          DIVISION TWO - YEAR TWO
First year of implementation addresses a balanced approach       Deepening understanding and refinement of best practices in
to literacy instruction aligned with the Language Arts Program   oral language, reading, writing, and working with words.
of Studies. Focuses on instruction in oral language, reading,    Prerequisite: Year One Balanced Literacy Division Two
writing, and working with words. Emphasizes a supported
to independent literacy learning model for students.                       7 coaching/demonstration teaching visits AND
Provides teachers with job-embedded scaffolded learning in                 7 Thursday after school inservices
implementing effective research-based strategies.                Fee:                19 SDH or $2280
          9 coaching/demonstration teaching visits with
          teacher planning time AND                              JOB EMBEDDED BEYOND YEAR ONE AND TWO
          2.5 days + 8 Thursday after school inservices          BALANCED LITERACY -
Fee:                28 SDH or $3360                              DEEPENING GUIDED READING
                                                                 Continued classroom coaching visits to refine and extend your
                                                                 reading practice.
JOB EMBEDDED BALANCED LITERACY -
                                                                 Prerequisite: For teachers who completed two years of Balanced
DIVISION ONE - YEAR TWO
                                                                 Literacy at Division One or Two in Jun 2008 or later.
Deepening understanding and refinement of best practices in
                                                                           3 coaching visits
oral language, reading, writing, and working with words.
                                                                 Fee:                6 SDH or $720
Prerequisite: Year One Balanced Literacy Division One
          7 coaching/demonstration teaching visits AND           JOB EMBEDDED BEYOND YEAR ONE AND TWO
          7 Thursday after school inservices                     BALANCED LITERACY - DEEPENING WRITING
Fee:                19 SDH or $2280                              Continued classroom coaching visits to refine and extend your
                                                                 writing practice.

JOB EMBEDDED BALANCED LITERACY - DIVISION                        Prerequisite: Completed two years of Balanced Literacy at
TWO - YEAR ONE                                                   Division One or Two in Jun 2008 or later.

First year of implementation addresses a balanced approach                 3 coaching visits
to literacy instruction aligned with the Language Arts Program   Fee:                6 SDH or $720
of Studies. Focuses on instruction in oral language, reading,
writing, and working with words. Emphasizes a supported
to independent literacy learning model for students.             JOB EMBEDDED BEYOND YEAR ONE AND TWO
Provides teachers with job-embedded scaffolded learning in       BALANCED LITERACY - CONVERSATIONS -
implementing effective research-based strategies.                KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE 6
          9 coaching/demonstration teaching visits AND           Conversations facilitated by Balanced Literacy Reading
          2.5 days & 9 Thursday after school inservices with     Specialists help you stay current with new ways of thinking,
          teacher planning time                                  reflect on your practices, and benefit from the ideas and
Fee:                28 SDH or $3360                              experiences of other teachers. A chance to network with
                                                                 colleagues, share literacy ideas and lessons, ask questions, and
                                                                 explore topics within the K-12 Literacy Guiding Document
                                                                 that will help you meet the needs of the students in your
                                                                 classroom.
                                                                 Prerequisite: Completed two years of Balanced Literacy
                                                                           3 coaching/demonstration teaching visits AND
                                                                           4 after school inservices 4:00 - 5:30 pm
                                                                 Fee:                7 SDH or $840



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Literacy - Balanced Literacy
JOB EMBEDDED BEYOND YEAR ONE AND TWO                                BALANCED LITERACY COORDINATOR TRAINING -
BALANCED LITERACY - UPDATING DIVISION ONE                           OUT OF DISTRICT
Opportunity to revisit Balanced Literacy, refresh your literacy     A Balanced Literacy Coordinator Training Program enables out
practices and update your knowledge of recent research and          of district educators to inservice and coach teachers in their
new materials. Connect your literacy practices to the K-12          own district so that teachers can implement Balanced Literacy
Literacy Guiding Document.                                          in their classrooms.
Prerequisite: Completed two years of Balanced Literacy Division
One
           9 coaching/demonstration teaching visits with
           teacher planning time AND
           1 day & 8 Thursday after school inservices
Fee:                27 SDH or $3240


JOB EMBEDDED BEYOND YEAR ONE AND TWO
BALANCED LITERACY- UPDATING DIVISION TWO
Opportunity to revisit Balanced Literacy, refresh your literacy
practices and update your knowledge of recent research and
new materials. Connect your literacy practices to the K-12
Literacy Guiding Document.
Prerequisite: Completed two years of Balanced Literacy Division
Two
           9 coaching/demonstration teaching visits AND
           1 day & 8 Thursday after school inservices and

Fee:
           teacher planning time
                    27 SDH or $3240
                                                                                     LITERACY!

JOB EMBEDDED PRINCIPAL:
THE INSTRUCTIONAL LEADER IN LITERACY
A recurring theme in research and literature on literacy
initiatives is the importance of the school administrator as
an instructional leader. Those schools where the principal
takes an active role in the literacy initiative have a better
chance of improving student achievement. Topics include the
components of Balanced Literacy, the K-12 Literacy Guiding          “No skill is more crucial to the future
Document and the fit of AISI Cycle 4 - engagement and
literacy demands of the 21st century.
                                                                    of a child, or to a democratic and
Audience: Principals of Kindergarten to Grade 6                     prosperous society, than literacy.”
           1 on-site visit & and 3 inservices during school hours                                           ~ Toby Zabinski
Fee:                2 SDH or $ 240




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