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Foundations for Young Learners | Language and Literacy

Developing Language and Literacy in Young Learners

This teaching symposium is for all educators, specialists, and administrators serving TK and Kindergarten students.

Participants will learn research-based strategies to support the language and literacy development of young learners in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing. This series will provide teachers with strategies, lessons and resources to support students with concepts of print, phonological awareness, letter recognition and beginning writing skills.

Morning refreshment and lunch will be provided each day. Participants will also have the opportunity to make materials for use in their classrooms.

    This is a two-day series:
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Recommended books are the Preschool Learning Foundations Vol. 1, Preschool Curriculum Frameworks Vol. 1 (CDE Press) and Developmentally Appropriate Practice by Copple and Bredekamp.

One continuing education unit (CEU) from Humboldt State University will be available upon request for $50. Participants must attend both days of the class in order to be eligible for the CEU.

Note Regarding Payment:
You must select CHECK or CREDIT CARD to complete this registration.

Check (paid by you or your district/school via a purchase order process): After you register you will receive a confirmation / invoice. If you are paying for the event yourself, print your confirmation / invoice, attach your check, and mail as indicated. If your district or school is paying for the event, please forward your confirmation / invoice to the appropriate person so that a check can be processed via your district/school's purchase order (PO) process. SCOE does not require a copy of the PO, as an invoice is sent at the time of event registration.

Credit card (PayPal): You must enter credit card information at the time of registration. If you are being reimbursed for this event, follow your district/school guidelines for reimbursement.

If you do not receive a confirmation / invoice within 24 hours, your registration is not complete. Please call the registration contact listed below for assistance.

When Wednesday, October 25, 2017 and Wednesday, November 8, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm
Location SCOE
Presenter Brulene Zanutto, Early Literacy/ School Readiness Coordinator
Cost $70.00
Price for 2-day series is $70. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided each day.
Audience All educators, specialists, and administrators
Registration Christine Vasquez, 707-524-2816,
Questions Brulene Zanutto, 707-522-3163,

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