2022-2023 | Early Literacy Strategies in Action: Phonological Awareness (Cohort 14)

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Registration open through 1/9/2023 6:00 AM Mountain Time (US & Canada)

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This professional learning meets on Wednesday, January 11th, 2023 from 2:00-5:00.

Early Literacy Strategies in Action: Phonological Awareness

This training will focus on the critical component skills of phonological awareness. The linguistic hierarchy of phonological awareness skill development will be described and a general continuum of phonological skill development in the areas of rhyming, alliteration, blending and segmenting will be discussed. Strategies and activities that facilitate the development of phonological awareness skills will be shared.

Facilitator

Deborah Jackson is an Early Childhood Instructional Coach (ECIC) with the Central Region Education Cooperative (CREC). She earned her Associate Degree in Human Services from the University of New Mexico, a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, and a Masters in Special Education with a focus in Early Childhood both from the University of Phoenix. She holds three New Mexico Level Three Teaching licenses in Early Childhood Education, K-12 Special Education, and Elementary Education.  Deborah has 30+ years’ experience as an early childhood teacher and/or an administrator. She has been with the FOCUS On Young Children’s Learning initiative since 2016. Her coaching expertise is in teacher support, student learning, and engagement. Currently, she is an ECIC for the districts of School of Dreams Academy, Hatch, TorC, and Arrey. Deborah is one of our Lead Facilitators for the FOCUS Professional Learning(s).

 


Heleme is an Early Childhood Instructional Coach with the Central Region Education Cooperative (CREC).  She earned her Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Multicultural Education in 1999, from the University of New Mexico and her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in 2005, from New Mexico State University.  Heleme has over 20 years in Early Childhood education and brings to coaching her expertise in collaborative partnerships impacting teachers throughout the field.  She is currently an ECIC for the districts of Alamogordo, Animas, Lordsburg and Tularosa.

 



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