Breaking Down Barriers: Child Care and Adult Ed Programs
10:00-11:15: Panel Presentation: A Response to the Leaders Summit
Including: Joe Ferraiolo (East Haven), Heather Pelletier (Naugatuck), Andy Rocket (Vernon)
✓ Child Care, Babysitting, Family Lit… what are the differences & how to pick?
✓ Defining quality and monitoring – hiring, supervision, volunteers, and expectations
✓ Defining scope of population and schedule – hard decisions but critical communications
✓ The start-up phase and lessons learned
✓ Funding and partnering – the liabilities and opportunities
11:15-12:00: Interactive discussion and moderated Q&A
12-12:30: Lunch and Networking
12:30 - 2:30: STudent Achievment in Reading: Where have we been and where are we going?
Presented by: SDE and ATDN
Learn about the “new” STAR. We will show how it is different and share examples to get a deeper understanding of implementation in the classroom. Hear from past implementers about the benefits for you and your students. STAR is a reading reform initiative that involves: • professional development in evidence-based reading instruction for intermediate level ABE learners • technical assistance in how to develop the systems and procedures needed to implement and sustain that instruction
Morning Half Day Session - Member: $49, Staff of Three: $135
Afternoon Session - FREE (but please register)