2022-2023 | Early Literacy Strategies in Action: Oral Language (Cohort 14)

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Registration open through 1/12/2023 5:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)

This professional learning meets on Friday, January 20th, 2023 from 8:30-11:30.

Early Literacy Strategies in Action: Oral Language

This training will focus on oral language and vocabulary acquisition. Research on the powerful connection between literacy, language and learning will be discussed. The structural components and stages of oral language will be described. Strategies that facilitate oral language development in young children will be shared.


Jennifer Marez has over 20 years of experience as an educator in Pre-school, Kindergarten, and 1st grade.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Grand Canyon University and a New Mexico and Texas license in Early Childhood Education and a K-8 Elementary License.  She also has a TESOL and ESL license with a great deal of experience working with ELL students.  She is currently the Early Childhood Instructional Coach for 5 districts where she has found the opportunity to share her love and passion of teaching and learning with her teachers. 

Jennifer Schallert is an Early Childhood Instructional Coach (ECIC) for the school districts of Roswell, Elida, Dora, Floyd and Roy.

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