2022-2023 | Early Literacy Strategies in Action: Phonological Awareness (Cohort 19)

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Registration open through 4/30/2023 5:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)

This professional learning meets on Monday, May 8th, 2023, from 8:30-11:30.

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.


Norma Bender is an Early Childhood Instructional Coach with the Central Region Education Cooperative (CREC). She earned her Associates in Early Childhood Education and Family Support in 2000, Bachelors in Academic Studies in 2004, and her Masters in Elementary Education in 2009 from Western New Mexico University. Norma has over 24 years in Early Childhood Education. She is currently an ECIC for the districts of Cobre, Silver, Reserve, Deming, and Quemado.

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