If you teach adult literacy education and have not previously attended a Literacy Review professional development workshop, consider participating this year on Friday, Sep. 27. The Ninth Annual Literacy Review Workshops is a free, all-day event sponsored by the New York University Gallatin Writing Program, and open now for registration.
June Foley, Writing Program Director at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study and Literacy Review Advisor, heads the program each year. Working beside her are coordinators Hillary Gardner, ESOL Professional Development Coordinator, CUNY Adult Literacy Programs (email@example.com), and Terry Sheehan, Literacy Site Advisor, New York Public Library Adult Learning Centers (firstname.lastname@example.org).
From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life, teachers and program staff of adult basic education (ABE), English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), and general educational development (GED) will participate in a wide selection of workshops that offer instructional strategies, information, and networking opportunities. All workshops cap at 30 participants.
Among the workshop topics are:
- Brain Science and Teaching Writing
- Collective Writing Empowers ESOL Students
- Journaling to Build Proficiency in Expository Writing: Telling the Story
- Letting Monsters into Your Classroom
- Needs Assessments in the ESOL Classroom: Best Practices in Design and Development
Register today because workshops to this engaging event fill up quickly. If you have questions, contact Allyson Paty, Writing Program Coordinator, at email@example.com.