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Foundations for Young Learners

A Teaching Symposium focused on Language and Literacy

This is a learning series for all educators, specialists, and administrators serving TK and Kindergarten students that focuses on English language development.

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, projects and resources for things such as concepts of print, phonological awareness, letter recognition and name writing.

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.

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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.

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

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

If you teach TK, you may be reimbursed for the CEU fees and for the recommended books through the CTKS program.

When Thursday, December 1, 2016 and Friday, January 20, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm
Location SCOE
Presenter Brulene Zanutto, Early Literacy/ School Readiness Coordinator
Cindi Kaup, California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) Regional Lead
Cost $50.00 Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided each day.
Audience TK teachers, kindergarten teachers, specialists and administrators
Registration Jill McIntyre, (707) 524-2816,
Questions Brulene Zanutto, 707-522-3163,

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