Virtual 2 Day Seminars
If you sign up for this section, you are signing up for a virtual section. There are a limited in-person spaces for this course. If you want to take the course in-person, you must register for the in-person section so we can ensure social distancing.
The content for the virtual section and in-person section is the same.
This course provides an overview of language-based learning disabilities and the comorbidity that exists between LBLDs and executive function. Educators will be exposed to different researchers in the field of executive function and will look deeper into the following topics: attention, memory, motivation, effort and emotion. Course content will include demonstrations of practical instructional strategies for in-person and remote learning and will engage educators in activities, interactive discussions, and best practice sharing.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators at the middle and high school levels.
All necessary materials will be shared electronically.
Optional graduate credit for an additional fee of $125
|July 19-20, 2021
8:30am - 3:00pm Eastern
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Kate currently works as an Outreach consultant where she partners with schools in different capacities to help support students with language-based learning disabilities. Previously, Kate taught algebra I, language-arts tutorials, and student advocates at Landmark High School. Kate was also a special educator at a public middle school and public charter high school where she taught small group math classes and managed a caseload of students. While working at the public charter high school, Kate was also a special education department head and then an assistant principal. Kate holds a BA from Colby College with a major in human development and minor in mathematics, and she earned her master’s degree in special education from Simmons University.